Man convicted in attempted murder of taxi driver
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Kenneth Newsome was found guilty Thursday night of the June 2014 attempted murder, kidnapping and armed robbery of a taxi driver.
Prosecutors said Newsome, 56, and a another person were picked by the cab driver, who was then stabbed twice in the neck and robbed of $17.
The driver was able to escape and get help.
Newsome now faces life in prison. He will be formally sentenced the week of July 27.
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