Two Men Sentenced for Thomas Murder
Damonya Cook and Keith Burgess were convicted for their involvement in the Feb. 19, 2011 death of Vincent Thomas in Baltimore Highlands.
Two men have been sentenced for their part in the shooting death of Vincent Thomas.
Damonya Cook and Keith Burgess were sentenced Thursday in Baltimore County Circuit Court by Judge Ann Brobst, according to a statement released by Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger.
Damonya Cook was sentenced to life in prison and a five-year consecutive sentence. Burgess was sentenced to life with all but 35 years
Thomas was found shot to death in a field at Annapolis Road and Illinois Avenue in Baltimore Highlands on February 19, 2011. He was shot four times in the back and once in the chest.
Cook and Burgess were arrested about a month later.
Police believe an ongoing dispute between Cook and Thomas led to the shooting. Damonya Cook ambushed Vincent Thomas as he walked toward a
Light Rail stop.
Burgess helped Cook in both the ambush and the disposal of the gun, according to the statement.