Ron Allen sentenced to life in prison in Evon Young case

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- 38-year-old Ron Allen has been sentenced to life in prison in connection with the disappearance and murder of Evon Young.

Allen was sentenced on Monday, April 14th to life in prison without the eligibility of extended supervision.

Allen was found guilty of one count of first degree intentional homicide in a jury trial.

Allen is one of five individuals charged in this case.

Ashanti McAlister has been sentenced to life in prison in the case.

Billy Griffin had a judge declare a mistrial in his case. Eventually, a judge sentenced him to seven-and-a-half years in prison in the case.

Devin Seaberry was sentenced to eight years in prison and seven years of extended supervision in the case.

Victor Stewart was sentenced to 16 years in prison and seven years of extended supervision.

Milwaukee police launched a massive search of a Menomonee Falls landfill for clues in this case — but from January 28th through February 14th of 2013 nothing was found.

Officials still have not located Young’s body.

Young disappeared on January 2nd, 2013, and later that month, five individuals were charged in the case.

Young, a Milwaukee rapper known as “Yung LT,” was reported missing on January 2nd, 2013 by his mother Annette Cross-Perry.

“I don’t want to see their faces. I don’t want to listen to what they did. There’s nothing in my mind that can justify what they did because you took him from me,” said Cross-Perry in an interview with FOX6 News on January 23rd, 2013.

Police believe the five charged in this case took part in the killing of Young on New Year’s Day in the basement of the house where Young lived — near 52nd and Custer.

“It’s not fair. It’s just not fair. There was no reason behind this. There’s nothing you can tell me to make this right,” said Cross-Perry.

A criminal complaint says Stewart, McAlister, Allen and Seaberry came to the house near 52nd and Custer that Young shared with Griffin. Stewart said Young could not be trusted — and he told Griffin that he could be reinstated into their street gang (the Black P-Stones) if he killed Young.

Police say the five accused beat Young, choked him with a thick chain and then McAlister shot him three times.

Cross-Perry has said she will keep working to fulfill her son’s dream — releasing his next CD.

“I’m going to do my best to protect the ones who are here and to teach them to still honor and respect human life,” said Cross-Perry.

On the CD cover yet to be released, Evon Young drew a self-portrait — not knowing how foreshadowing it was. It shows him with angel wings.

The complaint says all five suspects named in this story put the body of Young in a dumpster. That’s what prompted police to search the Menomonee Falls landfill.