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Man sentenced to life for 81-year-old woman's death in Riviera Beach

Willie Davis sentenced for death of Mary McNeal
Mary McNeal was killed during a robbery in Riviera Beach in 2022. Willie Davis was convicted of the crime on June 6, 2023.
Posted at 2:11 PM, Jun 07, 2023
and last updated 2023-06-07 16:27:44-04

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. — A 51-year-old man was convicted in the robbery and death of an 81-year-old woman in Riviera Beach last year.

Police said Mary McNeal died of head injuries when she was robbed Jan. 31, 2022, at 3707 Broadway in Riviera Beach.

The suspect, Willie Davis, was later arrested and charged with felony first-degree murder and robbery.

Jurors found Davis guilty on Tuesday. He was sentenced to life for felony first-degree murder and 15 years for robbery.