‘Welcome to Sweetie Pies’ star and Sweetie Pie’s restaurant owner James ‘Tim’ Norman, has been convicted of setting up his nephews Andre Montgomery, murder in a scheme to collect life insurance money allegedly .
The former reality TV star was convicted of
three counts – murder-for-hire, conspiracy to
commit murder-for-hire, and conspiracy to
commit mail and wire fraud – after the jury
deliberated for 3 days.
As we’ve reported, Norman was busted by feds
who accused the him of orchestrating the
killing of Andre Montgomery, his nephew.
Prosecutors said Norman masterminded the 21-
year-old’s slaying. Andrew was shot and killed
on March 14, 2016.
Prosecutors said Norman – who owns Sweetie
Pie’s restaurant – tried to cash a $450K life
insurance policy taken out on his nephew after
working with a woman named Terica Ellis to
pull off the murder.
Ellis was also charged with conspiracy to
commit murder-for-hire conspiracy and has
pleaded guilty. She’ll be sentenced next month.
Tim and Andre both starred on the OWN
network show “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s”
which is about the popular soul food biz in St.
Louis. They starred alongside Miss Robbie
Andre’s grandmother and Tim’s mom.
Norman could face up to life in prison on
December 15 when he’s sentenced.