Dayton man guilty of murder

Samuel White found guilty of murder in Montgomery County. (Photo/Montgomery County Jail)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A Montgomery County jury found a Dayton man guilty of murder Monday.

Samuel White, 27, shot and killed Bryan Coatney, 40, in April 2012.

Prosecutors say Coatney was gunned down in the doorway of his home on Parkwood Drive. The two men had a strained relationship. White was dating the victim’s ex-girlfriend.

White was found guilty on two counts of murder and two counts of felonious assault.

He will be sentenced February 19. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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