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Fourth defendant sentenced for teen's killing in Security-Widefield

Posted at 7:10 AM, Jan 28, 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS — The final defendant in the October 2018 killing of a teen in Security-Widefield is heading to prison for 18 years, followed by 5 years mandatory parole.

Kyle Watts plead guilty to aggravated robbery connected to the killing of Kenyatta Horne. Watts is the fourth person to be convicted for his role in the shooting death in the Lorson Ranch neighborhood.

According to court documents, the group planned on robbing drug dealers of their product and cash. As the four suspects approached Horne, there was a gunfight in which Horne fired several times before he was hit in the chest with shotgun blasts. He died on the sidewalk.

Tyler Lee Wheeler was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on a charge of first-degree murder.

Beslim Torres-Vall was sentenced to the maximum of 48 years in prison on a charge of second-degree murder.

Wayne TC Sellers was found guilty of first degree murder, aggravated robbery, attempted aggravated robbery and conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery. He was sentenced to an automatic sentence of life in prison without parole, plus 32 years.