Seven life sentences on Tuesday officially closed the case against one of several men accused of carrying out a bloody triple murder in a Lake Worth backyard at the height of what local authorities called a gang war.
After nearly two weeks of testimony in Charlie Wyne’s trial, it took a jury just an hour Tuesday to convict the 28-year-old West Palm Beach man of three counts of first-degree murder and four counts of attempted murder in the 2007 shooting at a card game.
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About this case
Charlie Wyne, 28, was convicted of shooting up a backyard card game in Lake Worth in 2007, killing 3 men and injuring 4 others as part of an alleged gang war hit in retaliation for an earlier shooting at a Super 8 motel.
Wyne, who is already serving 30 years in federal prison on unrelated gun and drug charges, was sentenced to 7 consecutive life terms for the shooting.