UPDATE: Jury returns with a death sentence for man convicted in a child’s death

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Kevin Towles (file photo)

ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. – According to court records, on November 4th the jury voted 12-0 to sentence Kevin Andre Towles to death for the December 2006 slaying of Geontae Glass.

Geonte Glass

Geonte Glass

Prosecutors say that Towles and the the boy’s mother Shalinda Glass staged a carjacking and kidnapping to conceal Geontae’s death.

A judge is scheduled to decide Towles’ sentence on March 9, 2016.