DETROIT (AP) - A jury has convicted 2 of the four men charged with killing two Detroit-area women who were kidnapped and stuffed in a car at gunpoint.
Reginald Brown and cousin Jeremy Brown were found guilty of first-degree murder Monday in Wayne County court. A separate jury is deciding the fate of 2 other men charged in the case.
Abreeya Brown and Ashley Conaway were abducted in February. Their bodies were discovered a month later in shallow graves in a wooded area on Detroit's west side, not far from their home in Hamtramck. They had been shot.
The Brown cousins are unrelated to Abreeya Brown.
Authorities say the women may have been targeted for telling police about a shooting three weeks before they disappeared. The Browns face mandatory life in prison.
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