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Convicted murderer denied new trial

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By: Dee DeQuattro

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A convicted murderer was denied his request for a new trial on Thursday.

In December, Leron Porter was convicted of gunning down 17-year-old Tiphany Tallo.

Tallo was killed in May of 2011 when Porter and members of his family showed up at her Spruce Street home to fight he 19-year-old sister.

Porter was also convicted of discharging a firearm in a crime of violence and possession of a firearm after being convicted of a crime.

He is scheduled to be sentenced on March 6.

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