Murder of Ennis Cosby

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Ennis William Cosby (April 15, 1969 - January 16, 1997) was the only son of American actor and comedian Bill Cosby. He was murdered in Los Angeles, California near Interstate 405.[1] Eighteen-year-old Mikhail Markhasev shot Cosby in the head after trying to rob him.

The death of Cosby caused major media coverage, public outrage and support for the Cosby family.

In 1998, Markhasev was tried and found guilty of attempted robbery and first-degree murder. He was sentenced to life in prison.[2]

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  1. "Bill Cosby's Son is Slain Along Freeway". New York Times. Retrieved May 12, 2021.
  2. "The Convicted Killer of Ennis Cosby Confesses". ABC News. Retrieved May 12, 2021.