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Man Sentenced In Death Of Charlotte Uber Driver

Mecklenburg County Jail
Mecklenburg County Jail

A man pleaded guilty yesterday in the murder of a Charlotte Uber driver in May of last year. James Stevens was sentenced to 25 years in prison in the killing and attempted robbery of Mario Medina-Chavez.

Medina-Chavez’s body was found a few days later after the incident by the side of a road in Rock Hill.

A second suspect, Diontray Adams, pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder charges last Thursday. Police arrested Stevens and Adams in Maryland after spotting Chavez's stolen car.