Sentencing For Tallahassee Drug Deal That Ended In Murder

By: Garin Flowers Email
By: Garin Flowers Email

By Julie Montanaro
July 19, 2013

Denzell Billings Harrison was sentenced to 20 years in prison under Florida's 10-20-Life law.

His attorney promises an appeal.

By: Julie Montanaro
May 30, 2013

Tallahassee, FL - A Tallahassee man will soon be sentenced for a drug deal that ended in murder.

Denzell Billings-Harrison was found guilty of felony murder and armed robbery for a confrontation at the Shaker Heights apartments in February 2012.

Prosecutors contend Harrison and his cousin Jamal Kee went to the apartment to buy drugs and tried to rob the three men inside.

At some point one of the victims grabbed a knife and fought back - he stabbed Harrison and killed Kee. Yet Harrison was the one charged with Kee's murder because it happened during the hold up.

Harrison's attorney promises an appeal.

[UPDATE] Tallahassee, FL -- February 6, 2012 -- 1pm

Attached is the probable cause for Denzell Billings-Harrison. The arrest is a result of the active on-going investigation into the shooting incident from last night on Wahnish Way.

[UPDATE] Tallahassee, FL -- February 5, 2012 -- 5:03 PM

TPD says a home invasion robbery and shooting took place on 1200 Wahnish Way at Shaker Heights Apartment Complex. The altercation moved from Wahnish Way to the Checkers at 802 Lake Bradford Road. The four victims involved were taken to TMH, there is no word on their condition. The possible suspects are in custody at this time and being held for questioning.

Tallahassee, FL - February 5, 2012

Tallahassee Police Department is working an incident with multiple victims at Shaker Heights on 1200 Wahnish Way. A reporter is on scene. We will provide additional information as it becomes available.

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