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Pontiac — A 44-year-old Detroit man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a popular Farmington Hills convenience store owner.

Cassalle Nettles was found guilty Thursday of first-degree murder, armed robbery and other charges in the slaying of 59-year-old Duraid Lossia in December at Tom’s Party Store.

Sentencing is set for Oct. 20 in Oakland County Circuit Court. He faces life in prison without parole.

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