Evidence planting homicide case comes to an end
An apology and a plea for justice during today's sentencing of a man convicted in connection with a deadly, drug deal shooting It's a case that was also known for a then Kenosha Officer Kyle Baars who admitted to planting evidence.
Markese Tibbs and his attorney considered appealing the case after the evidence tampering but instead plead guilty. He's facing 16 years in prison and 15 years extended supervision.
Court records show there was supposed to be a drug deal, and instead it turned into a robbery that went bad. Markese Tibbs, and Jamal Brantley fired a shot that killed the victim Anthony Edwards.
The case has seen many ups and downs once former kenosha officer Kyle Baars admitted to planting a bullet in the defendants backpack. The officer since resigned. Tibbs offered an apology in court.