August 17, 2016 9:04 pm
Updated: August 17, 2016 9:06 pm

Man given life in prison for Craigslist PlayStation killing

A Sony Playstation 4 controller is pictured at the Gadget Show Live@Christmas at Earl's Court in London, on November 1, 2013.

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ATLANTA – A 22-year-old Atlanta man has been convicted of murder and sentenced to life plus five years in prison in connection with the 2014 killing of a man over a PlayStation 4 game console.

The Fulton County District Attorney’s Office says a jury convicted Nathaniel Vivian on Wednesday of murder, felony murder, armed robbery and other charges in the fatal shooting of 28-year-old Daniel Zeitz.

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Prosecutors alleged that Vivian and Kayla Dixon, then 16, planned to rob Zeitz during a sale arranged on Craigslist.

At their meeting, Vivian tried to take the PlayStation from Zeitz without paying the $280 asking price. In a scuffle, prosecutors say, Dixon pulled out a handgun and fatally shot Zeitz.

Dixon pleaded guilty to murder in July and was sentenced to 40 years in prison.

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