Jury finds Castaneda guilty of high-school student's killing

2014-03-05T15:03:00Z Jury finds Castaneda guilty of high-school student's killingPatrick McNamara Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

A jury in Pima County Superior Court on Wednesday convicted Keanu Deano Castaneda of first-degree murder, armed robbery and aggravated assault.

Prosecutors argued that Castaneda shot and killed 17-year-old Carlos Sandoval on Dec. 31, 2011, because he planned to steal a pound of marijuana from the teen.

Read about the trial here.

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