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Town of Tonawanda man found guilty of murder

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Posted at 6:53 PM, Oct 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-10 18:53:15-04

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Town of Tonawanda man was found guilty of the April 2019 murder of his girlfriend Thursday.

51-year-old Mario Turner, Sr. was found guilty by a jury of one count of murder in the second degree.

Turner fatally shot his girlfriend, 49-year-old Renee Taschetta, at their home on Dumas Place on April 30th, 2019.

He faces a maximum of 25 years to life in prison when he is sentenced on November 14th, 2019.