Robbery suspect faces charges for the death of his accomplice

Tedric Sanders, 20, was charged with felony murder after his accomplice in robbery was killed by a Milwaukee store employee, the Journal Sentinel reported on August 19.

If convicted of felony murder, Sanders could face up to 41 years of imprisonment since he was a repeat felony offender. According to the criminal complaint, Sanders and Joshua Drake attempted to burglarize a store that sells eyeglasses in Milwaukee on August 14. However, the store worker was prepared, and he shot Drake. Under the law, Sanders can be held responsible for Drake’s death because he was involved in the crime that led to it.

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