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Jury: Man guilty of stabbing, killing Shoemakersville man

Jury: Man guilty of stabbing, killing Shoemakersville man

SHOEMAKERSVILLE, Pa. - The verdict is in for one of the men charged in a deadly stabbing in Shoemakersville.

Mark Ellis has been found guilty of second degree murder, robbery and related charges.

Authorities say Ellis and two other men robbed and killed Stephen Leibensperger, 49 in the 700 block of Chestnut Street in December, 2011.

Sentencing is set for Wednesday.

Ellis faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison.

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