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Beth McCann

District Attorney

Second Judical District

201 W, Colfax Ave, Dept. 801
Denver, CO 80202

720-913-2000
Beth.McCann@denverda.org

News Release

February 13, 2018 Contact: Ken Lane, 720-913-9025

Man Convicted of 2016 Murder (Mayfield)

NEWS RELEASE

February 13, 2018

Contact: Ken Lane, 720-913-9025

 

 

MAN FOUND GUILTY OF MARCH 2016 MURDER

 

A Denver District Court jury has convicted a man for the March 2016 shooting death of one man and the wounding of a woman.

 

Eli Mayfield (dob: 01-20-1997) was convicted as charged after a six-day trial of first-degree murder (F1), attempted first-degree murder (F2), assault in the first degree-serious bodily injury (F3), and violent crime-weapon (sentence enhancer).

 

On the night of March 9, 2016, Mayfield shot and killed 18-year-old Ta’Rell Burton and seriously wounded a woman while the two were sitting in a car in the 3300 block of Cherry Street.

 

Sentencing is scheduled for February 23, 2018.

 

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