Maryland Man Gets Life Plus 20 Years in Fatal Robbery Shooting

A Maryland man was sentenced to life in prison plus 20 years for killing a man during a robbery. 

A jury convicted Tavon Miles of Gaithersburg in the shooting death of 23-year-old Marc Taylor St. Aubin at his Olney home.

St. Aubin was found dead in his driveway March 3, 2015. 

Miles was among a group of armed burglars who broke into a home that St. Aubin shared in the 15800 block of Laughlin Lane, police said. Other people inside the home at the time told detectives several armed people entered and a struggle ensued, during which gunshots were fired. Both St. Aubin and Miles were injured. 

Some witnesses attempted to take St. Aubin to a car in the driveway to take him to the hospital while others began to remove items from the house, including guns, a safe and suspected marijuana.

Miles was dropped off at an area hospital in critical condition not long after police arrived at the house. 

A bullet recovered from his clothing during medical treatment matched bullets found inside St. Aubin's home, investigators said.

All the recovered bullets were of the same caliber and had been fired from the same gun, authorities said. The victim had a gun of that caliber registered in Maryland, they said. His body was found with a holster along the small of his back, but the handgun was not recovered.

Miles was also found guilty of first-degree burglary and armed robbery.

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