Lawrence Gaines guilty of murder for drug-related killing in Easton

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Published: May 09 2013 04:44:38 PM EDT   Updated On: May 09 2013 05:32:54 PM EDT
Lawrence Gaines
EASTON, Pa. -

A jury in Northampton County has found a man guilty of murder for killing another man in Easton.

Lawrence Gaines was convicted of first degree murder late Thursday afternoon.

Gaines stabbed William Thompson during a fight over drugs near Ferry and Union streets last July, investigators said.

Gaines faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole.