Guilty verdict in downtown Macomb stabbing death
A jury early Thursday evening found a McDonough County man guilty of a stabbing death in downtown Macomb.
Brandon Whiteman, 21, of Bardolph was convicted of second degree murder after a four day trial. He faces up to 20 years in prison when he is sentenced early next year.
Prosecutors said Whiteman stabbed Dalton Rose, 21, of Keokuk in the neck area following a verbal altercation during the early morning hours of July 24.
Rose was pronounced dead a short time later at McDonough District Hospital.
Neither man was a student at Western Illinois University or Spoon River College.
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