Milwaukee man found guilty of hiding a corpse learns his fate
Posted: Jul 23, 2021 4:44 PM CDT
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A man found guilty of hiding a corpse learned his fate on Friday, July 23.
Lasmonte McGowan was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison and four-and-a-half-years of extended supervision.
Police say Richard Williams Jr.'s body was found in a garbage bin in October of 2020.
CBS 58 was told he arranged to buy drugs from Tajh Cooper and Lasmonte McGowan.
Police say Williams pulled a gun on the men and Cooper shot him.
Police believe the shooting was in self-defense.
A jury found McGowan guilty of hiding a corpse in May. Cooper pleaded guilty back in January.