Guilty verdict in New Year's Day murder

Anthony Dion Blake (Source: Middletown Jail)
Anthony Dion Blake (Source: Middletown Jail)

MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) - A Butler County jury has convicted a man for a murder in Middletown on New Year's Day.

Terron Moton was killed at the Edward Brother's Hall during a New Year's party.

Anthony Dion Blake, 23, was arrested a few weeks after Moton's death and charged with murder.

The jury deliberated for just under two hours before finding Blake guilty of murder with a firearm specification and having weapons under disability.

Immediately following the jury verdict, Blake was sentenced by Judge Andrew Nastoff to a prison term of 23 years to life.

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