Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Bustamante Found Guilty On Two Counts Of 1st Degree Murder

Manuel-BustamanteAfter two days of deliberations the jury in the trial against Manuel Bustamante reached a verdict Tuesday.  

Bustamante sat attentive as a court clerk read the results, in which he was found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder in the beating death of 33-year-old Kendall Smith in April, 2012. 

The jury also found Bustamante guilty for the remaining six counts he is charged with including conspiracy to commit armed robbery and possession of a dangerous drug.

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