FAIRFIELD — Three of the five defendants in the June 2011 killing of the elderly owner of the Travis Dairy were in court Thursday.
James E. Williamson, 16, Osis “O Money” Smith and Dezmon “Young D” Frazier, both 18, all pleaded no contest last month to involuntary manslaughter and burglary charges. Judge Donna Stashyn ordered them to return to court again May 21 for sentencing.
A fourth defendant, Chelsea Johnson, 19, also pleaded no contest to the same charges and is set to be in court in April to schedule a sentencing date.
The fifth defendant, James A. Young, 18, was in court Wednesday. He was ordered to return to court May 21 for the resumption of a probable cause hearing that was interrupted by the plea deals.
Young allegedly shot 70-year-old Ho Kim with pepper spray and hit him several times while the other boys looted the store, grabbing up several packs of cigarettes, the cash register with $60 in the till and the store’s security camera equipment. Johnson was the getaway driver.
Kim called 911 after the boys fled and then he had a heart attack. He died a short time later.
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