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Defendant: Demetrius Bogan (DOB 09/29/99)

Nov. 17, 2020 -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced that Demetrius Bogan of Peekskill was sentenced to 18 years in state prison in the 2018 shooting death of a Bronx man in Peekskill.

Specifically, Bogan pleaded guilty Sept. 27, 2019, to Manslaughter in the First Degree, a class B felony, for killing 22-year-old Khalil Lyons.

Background
The fatal shooting took place in the area of 1245 Park St., Peekskill, in the afternoon of July 13, 2018. Peekskill Police arrested Bogan later that month.

Bogan’s co-defendant, Sean Deleon of Peekskill, pleaded guilty to Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree and was sentenced last November to 5 years in state prison.

Assistant District Attorneys Nadine Nagler, Chief of the Narcotics and Firearms Bureau, Jonathan Strongin, Deputy Chief of the Career Criminal Bureau, and Joseph Servino prosecuted the case.

 In compliance with the Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 3.6, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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