Infamous Louisville gang leader convicted in 3rd trial

Updated: Feb. 3, 2018 at 12:53 AM EST
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A gang leader who has earned a reputation as one of Louisville's most infamous criminals was found guilty of killing two men more than a decade ago.

Lloyd Hammond was convicted of wanton murder in the death of William Sawyers, and facilitation to commit murder in the death of Tarrell Cherry.

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Both men were shot and killed in 2006.

This is Hammond's third trial in this case. A trial in 2009 ended before it began.

Sawyers' girlfriend, Troya Sheckles, was set to testify as a witness but she was gunned down by Dejuan Hammond -- Lloyd's brother.

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Later, a 2010 conviction was overturned.

Hammond is now set to be sentenced on Monday.

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