Wicomico County Man Convicted of Attempted Murder - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Wicomico County Man Convicted of Attempted Murder

Posted: Updated:
Brian Keith Hensley Brian Keith Hensley

SALISBURY, Md.- A 43-year-old Wicomico County man was convicted Wednesday of first-degree attempted murder and related charges for attacking another man with a vodka bottle.

Prosecutors said Brian Keith Hensley was also convicted by a Wicomico County jury of attempted second-degree murder, first-degree assault, reckless endangerment, armed robbery, CDS possession (cocaine and marijuana), and CDS paraphernalia.

An investigation conducted by the Salisbury Police Department and the Maryland State Police Homicide Unit revealed that on May 16, 2013, Hensley attacked the 18-year-old victim with a vodka bottle while he was asleep in a house on Ohio Avenue. Police said Hensley fractured the skull of the victim during the attack. He also robbed the victim of his wallet, drugs and cellphones.

 Hensley now faces a maximum sentence in excess of life in prison.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Two People Critically Injured in Sussex County Crash

    Two People Critically Injured in Sussex County Crash

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:24:31 GMT
    MILLSBORO, De - Delaware State Police say Bank Road in Millsboro is closed following a two-vehicle collision that occurred around 9 p.m. this evening. Police say two people were removed from the scene of the accident and are being treated for critical injuries. Troopers are still investigating this motor vehicle accident in Sussex County.More
    MILLSBORO, De - Delaware State Police say Bank Road in Millsboro is closed following a two-vehicle collision that occurred around 9 p.m. this evening. Police say two people were removed from the scene of the accident and are being treated for critical injuries. Troopers are still investigating this motor vehicle accident in Sussex County.More
  • Convicted Sex Offender Sentenced for Child Porn

    Convicted Sex Offender Sentenced for Child Porn

    A man who previously served four years in prison for possession of child pornography has been sentenced to 15 years on another child porn charge.More
    A man who previously served four years in prison for possession of child pornography has been sentenced to 15 years on another child porn charge.More
  • Mitt Romney Gives to McDonnell Defense Fund

    Mitt Romney Gives to McDonnell Defense Fund

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:17 AM EDT2014-04-23 05:17:50 GMT
    Newly released tax records show former Gov. Bob McDonnell's legal defense fund raised nearly $150,000 during the first quarter of this year.More
    Newly released tax records show former Gov. Bob McDonnell's legal defense fund raised nearly $150,000 during the first quarter of this year.More
Powered by WorldNow

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service