Tennessee man convicted in 1982 Illinois killing

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) -- A Lake County jury has convicted a Tennessee man in a 28-year-old suburban Chicago slaying.

Authorities say 71-year-old Robert Bostic of Kingston, Tenn., was convicted Thursday of shooting 31-year-old Carlton Richmond to death in June 1982. The shooting happened in a garage that was used as a clubhouse by a motorcycle club.

Bostic was arrested in January in Tennessee and waived extradition. Jurors deliberated for three hours before finding him guilty of killing Richmond because he couldn't pay $500 that he owed Bostic.

Bostic faces up to 60 years in prison.

Round Lake Beach is about 45 miles north of Chicago.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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