Buffalo man found guilty in fatal Lackawanna stabbing

LACKAWANNA, N.Y. (WKBW) - The Erie County District Attorney's office announced a jury has found 22-year-old Christian Gillie guilty of murder, manslaughter, and burglary. 

According to officials, on August 9th, 2016, Gillie broke into 23-year-old Robert Wheeler's home in Lackawanna and fatally stabbed him, over 20 times. 

Gillie is expected to be sentenced in Erie County Court on March 26th, where he may face 25 years to life prison. 

 

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