Man found guilty in Peach Stand murder apologizes to victims family in court

Benjamin Christopher Mendez was found guilty Tuesday of murdering Karson Whitesell. In the court hearing, Mendez told the victim's family he was sorry for "what he did." Mendez shot and killed Whitesell at The Peach Stand in Fort Mill in January.
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Benjamin Christopher Mendez was found guilty Tuesday of murdering Karson Whitesell. In the court hearing, Mendez told the victim's family he was sorry for "what he did." Mendez shot and killed Whitesell at The Peach Stand in Fort Mill in January.

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