Scene of fatal shooting at 891 Centre St., Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2105.

Life Terms with Possible Parole for Two Convicted in Jamaica Plain Murder

The two men convicted of murdering a rival gang member in Jamaica Plain while he shoveled snow in 2015 received life terms with the possibility of parole on Monday. On Dec. 1 a Suffolk County jury found Donte Henley, 26, and Josiah Zachery, 20, guilty of second-degree murder of Kenny Lamour, 21, which occurred by the rotary that connects the Arborway and Centre Street. Zachary was also convicted of assault with a dangerous weapon for shooting at, but not hitting, a Boston Police officer who pursued him during a foot chase. Judge Peter Lauriat sentenced each to life in prison with the possibility of parole after a minimum of 20 years, according to Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley's office.  Zachery was ordered to serve an additional four to five years in prison, which will be served after he has completed the sentence on his murder conviction.

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Scene of fatal shooting at 891 Centre St., Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2105.

Two Men Convicted of Murdering Victim While He Shoveled Snow in JP

Two men were convicted on Nov. 30 for a brazen daylight murder in 2015 of a rival gang member while he shoveled snow in Jamaica Plain for a non-profit company crew. Donte Henley, 26, and Josiah Zachery, 20, were convicted of second-degree murder of Kenny Lamour, 21, which occurred by the rotary that connects the Arborway and Centre Street. Zachary was also convicted of assault with a dangerous weapon for shooting at, but not hitting, a Boston Police officer who pursued him during a foot chase. Both defendants could face life terms when Judge Peter Lauriat sentences them on Dec.

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Scene of fatal shooting at 891 Centre St., Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2105.

Texts Detail Broad Daylight Murder Plot

Prosecutors say the men behind the brazen daytime murder of a snow shoveling crew member on Centre Street organized the hit via text message. On Monday, the men charged in the Feb. 11 murder of 21-year-old Kenny Lamour both pleaded not guilty. A judge denied bail to Donte Henley, 24, of South Boston and Josiah Zachery, 18, of Hyde Park, according to the office of Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley. During Monday's arraignment, prosecutors argued that Lamour and Henley were working on a snow shoveling detail organized by Roca Inc. despite that organization's knowledge that the two were members of rival gangs.

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One of the residential streets in Pondside blocked off by police tape after a fatal shooting at 891 Centre St., Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015.

Prosecutors: Fellow Snow Crew Member ‘Called in the Hit’

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office released key details Friday in their theory of how Kenny Lamour wound up shot dead on Centre Street two weeks ago. During the arraignment of Donte Henley, 24, of South Boston on a murder charge in the broad daylight killing on busy Centre Street, prosecutors argued Henley was working alongside Lamour doing community-service snow shoveling. Henley allegedly texted and called Josiash Zachery, 18, and told him to come to where the Roca Inc. crew was working, between Murray Circle and the Monument — and to bring a gun. Prosecutors claim Henley described what Lamour was wearing. "Mr. Henley called in the hit," Assistant District Attorney Ian Polumbaum told West Roxbury Municipal Court on Friday.

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Scene of fatal shooting at 891 Centre St., Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2105.

Second Man Arrested in Murray Circle Killing

Boston Police have arrested a second suspect in the shooting death of Kenny Lamour. The Hyde Park man was gunned down Feb. 11 at 891 Centre St. as he shoveled snow in a community service program. On Thursday, the police fugitive unit arrested Donte Henley, 24, of South Boston and charged him with murder.

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