Thursday, October 23, 2014

Second Degree Murder Conviction Upheld by NYS Appellate Division

District Attorney P. David Soares announced that the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, Third Department, unanimously upheld the 2011 conviction of SAHTISE GREEN, 28, of Albany for his role in the slaying of an Albany man. That decision can be found here.

In the early morning hours of June 27, 2010, on Clinton Avenue in the City of Albany, GREEN, then 24, stabbed the victim in the neck with a knife, resulting in the perforation of the victim’s jugular vein causing his death.

On June 17, 2011, GREEN was found guilty after jury trial of (1) Count of Murder in the Second Degree, a Class A-I Violent Felony.

GREEN was sentenced to 25 years to life in State Prison.

Deputy Chief ADA Cheryl Fowler handled the prosecution of the case at trial.

Assistant District Attorney Steven Sharp of the Legal Affairs Bureau argued to uphold the conviction of this defendant. 

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