John M. Smallwood, 44, told police his boyfriend Shawn Andrews, 41, wanted to buy more drugs while he didn’t want him to. An argument ensued March 24, 2012 and soon Smallwood stabbed him seven times and smacked him in the face about 24 times with an iron inside Andrews’ South of South home.
In December, Terrance Wade was found guilty for his role in the North Fifth Street gang’s drug ring. Last month he pled guilty to the murder of a Queen Village man.
“It was supposed to be a drug deal, but then the defendant [Jermaine Henderson] turned it into a robbery of his friends,” Assistant District Attorney Lorraine Donnelly said of the crime that resulted in one dead and another wounded.