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Verdict reached in trial for deadly attack near Pagoda

Kyle Adams learned his fate Friday night.

READING, Pa. - The jury has reached a verdict in the case of a man charged in a deadly attack near the Pagoda in Reading.

After six hours of deliberation, jurors found Kyle Adams guilty of third-degree murder and conspiracy in the beating death of Donavin Yenser. The trial began Monday.

Sentencing is set for March 7th.

Yenser died after he was found beaten and bloody near the Pagoda atop Mount Penn in 2016.

Adams was one of four men charged in Yenser's death.

Another defendant, Paul Cook Jr., is also charged with murder. The other two defendants, Joseph White and Skylar Kerns, are charged with aggravated assault.


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