Jury finds defendant Mario Alberto Martinez guilty of murder

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LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - The man accused of killing Jorge Alberto Bustos in October of 2016 has been found guilty.

Mario Alberto Martinez

The jury came back with a guilty verdict in the case of 21-year-old Mario Alberto Martinez.

Martinez’s case was heard in the 111th District Court.

According to reports Martinez hit Bustos with a wooden board in the face which caused severe head trauma which led to his death.

Martinez was sentenced to 25 years in prison.