The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides


Steve Mosley

Date: 07/02/12

Gender: Male

Age: 38

Race: Black

Time: Undetermined

Suspect(s): Ronald Cosper, 18; Devante Stoudemire, 20; Dustin Hayes, 18

Status: Suspects convicted

What happened:

Steve Mosley, 38, is shot and killed during what police say is a robbery attempt. Ronald Cosper, 18; Devante Stoudemire, 20; and Dustin Hayes, 18, are arrested. Cosper is charged with felony murder, aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a fiream, and especially aggravated robbery. Stoudemire is charged with felony murder and especially aggravated robbery. Hayes is charged with accessory to felony murder, false report and especially aggravated robbery. Cosper is convicted and sentenced to life in prison. Stoudemire pleads guilty to second-degree murder and is sentenced to 15 years. Hayes pleads to a lesser charge and is sentenced to six years. He testifies against Cosper.

Read more:

Three arrested in connection to Chattanooga homicide
3 Chattanooga men indicted in July slaying
Opening arguments made in trial of man charged in 2012 murder case
Ronald Cosper denies knowing murder victim, but fingerprint at crime scene suggests otherwise
Ronald Cosper sentenced to life in prison for Steve Mosley murder
Ronald Cosper gets 10 years on top of life sentence
Driver in Hamilton County trial details Mosley robbery plot
Stoudemire pleads guilty in 2012 Mosley murder

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