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Quindell Mercer sentenced to 110 years for double homicide

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A man convicted of killing his mother and stepbrother was sentenced Friday to 110 years behind bars in Prince George's County.

Quindell Mercer was convicted of two counts of second-degree murder and other charges for the August 2011 double-shooting.

Prosecutors say Mercer shot both victims and then positioned their bodies on a sofa. They say DNA evidence and an FBI handwriting evidence connected Mercer to the crime.

The victims were Patricia Mercer Harris and Frank Lamar Harris.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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