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2 more men charged in slaying of girl's alleged pimp

July 5, 2012 |  9:15 pm

Two more men have been arraigned in the slaying of a known Compton gang member, the man a San Francisco couple believe was their 17-year-old daughter’s pimp.

Antonio Gilton, 26, and Alfonso Williams, 35, both pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of murder, conspiracy to commit murder, possession of a firearm by a felon, and discharging a firearm in an occupied motor vehicle in the June 4 death of Calvin Sneed, 22.

Last month, Barry Gilton, 37, and Lupe Felice Mercado, 37, were charged in Sneed’s killing.

The couple said they tried to persuade their daughter to break ties with Sneed and sought help from law enforcement to no avail. They also pleaded not guilty.

All four charged in Sneed’s death are being held on $2-million bail each.

Antonio Gilton is related to the 17-year-old girl and her father, but law enforcement officials did not know the exact relationship Thursday.

According to the complaint, Williams and Antonio Gilton provided Barry Gilton with the .40-caliber handgun used to shoot Sneed in the head and then drove with him to meet Sneed near San Francisco’s Candlestick Park the night he was killed.

All four charged in Sneed’s death will be back in court on July 12.


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