Covington Jr. Found Guilty


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This afternoon, a Vanderburgh County Jury found Todd D. Covington Jr. Guilty of Attempted Murder – A Felony, Robbery Resulting in Bodily Injury – A Felony and Criminal Confinement – B Felony.

In early March, Covington Jr. and a co-defendant, Lanico Payne, were accused of robbing and shooting Demetrius S. Fingers a total of seven times including twice in the head, on the 900 block of Blackford Ave. Fingers was severely wounded but survived his injuries.
Magistrate Kelli Fink will hear arguments regarding Covington Jr.’s habitual offender enhancement charges on June 10, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Magistrate Fink will then sentence Covington Jr. June 20 at 10:00 a.m.

If found guilty of being a habitual offender, Covington Jr. will face 50-80 years in the Indiana Department of Corrections. If he is not found guilty of being a habitual offender, he faces 20-50 years.

Lanico Payne has a progress hearing June 09, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. He faces charges of Attempted Murder, Robbery Resulting in Bodily Injury and Criminal Confinement.

For further information on the cases listed above, or any pending case, please contact Kyle Phernetton at 812.435.5688 or via e-mail at

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