Virginia man was sentenced to 20 years to life in fatal 2021 shooting of New Rochelle cab driver

Percell Ross Blakely pleaded guilty to first-degree murder back in February.

News 12 Staff

Apr 18, 2024, 9:29 PM

Updated 38 days ago

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The Westchester County District Attorney's Office says a Virginia man was sentenced to 20 years to life for the fatal 2021 shooting of a New Rochelle cab driver.
Authorities say 54-year-old Blakely shot 62-year-old Andres Valenzuela while attempting to rob him on Main Street.
Blakely was arrested a few days later after a shoot-out in Brooklyn.
Police also recovered the murder weapon, a .22 caliber firearm.


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