Murderers of Miami Plumber Sentenced to Decades in Federal Prison | USAO-SDFL


Miami, Florida – The two 35-calendar year-old South Florida adult males who killed a Miami plumber through an armed robbery and carjacking in 2018 were sentenced yesterday in federal district courtroom in Miami.  U.S. District Choose Roy K. Altman sentenced Jamal Lamar Head to 60 years in prison and Keon Travy Glanton to just more than 33 a long time in prison.  

On July 11, 2018, Head and Glanton labored with each other to rob a Roto-Rooter plumber of beneficial plumbing gear in Riviera Beach front, Florida.  Head and Glanton lured the Roto-Rooter plumber to an abandoned residence in Riviera Beach, wherever Head assaulted him with a firearm.  Valuable plumbing tools was eliminated from the auto.   

The pursuing working day, July 12, 2018, Head and Glanton prepared to rob one more plumber, this time at a vacant home in Miami Lakes, Florida.  After Head and Glanton termed numerous plumbers, plumber “L.S.H.” agreed to occur to the Miami Lakes residence to complete plumbing work.  When L.S.H. arrived, Head pressured L.S.H. into one more automobile at gunpoint, while Glanton drove absent in L.S.H.’s plumbing van. 

Head commenced driving L.S.H. away from the scene, and L.S.H. struggled with Head.  Head then shot L.S.H. once in the chest and two times in the abdomen and crashed his motor vehicle into a tree.  Head fled the scene and called Glanton, who returned to the location in L.S.H.’s van to decide up Head.  Head and Glanton then fled the location jointly.  They afterwards drove to an additional area of Miami, in which they doused L.S.H.’s van in gasoline and lit it on fire.

Paramedics arrived at the murder scene and discovered L.S.H.’s physique in the rear seat of Head’s car.  L.S.H. was pronounced useless on the scene.  The professional medical examiner determined that L.S.H.’s cause of demise was blood decline from the three gunshot wounds.

Previously this 12 months, Glanton and Head pled guilty to conspiring to dedicate a Hobbs Act robbery, carjacking ensuing in loss of life, and discharging a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.

Juan Antonio Gonzalez, Performing United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Robert Cekada, Special Agent in Cost, Bureau of Liquor, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Miami Discipline Business office, and Alfredo “Freddy” Ramirez III, Director, Miami Dade Police Section, announced the sentences.  

ATF Miami and MDPD investigated this scenario.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Lawyers Daniel J. Marcet and Jessica Kahn Obenauf.  AUSA Richard Brown is managing asset forfeiture.

Relevant court docket paperwork and info may well be found on the website of the District Court docket for the Southern District of Florida at or on, beneath situation amount 19-cr-20063.