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Abreeya Brown and Ashley Conaway Update: Four convicted in slaying of Detroit women

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Five men charged in slayings of 2 Michigan women
Abreeya Brown and Ashley Conaway
CBS Detroit

(CBS/AP) DETROIT - Two juries on Monday convicted four men in the abduction, torture and killing of two women fond buried in a Detroit park a month after they were taken at gunpoint, CBS Detroit reports.

The four were accused in the February deaths of 18-year-old Abreeya Brown and 22-year-old Ashley Conaway, who authorities say were forced into a car trunk outside their Hamtramck, Mich., home. Both victims were found bound and shot in the head.

One of the Wayne County Circuit Court juries convicted Reginald Brown and his cousin Jeremy Brown, while the other jury convicted Brandon Cain and Brian Lee.

All but Lee reportedly face mandatory sentences of life in prison without possibility of parole for first-degree murder at their sentencing on Dec. 21. Lee faces up to life for second-degree murder.

Another co-defendant, Miguel Rodriguez, pleaded guilty in October. According to CBS Detroit, he is scheduled to be sentenced on Dec. 14.

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