Accused Killer Convicted

After months of work by Deputy Douglas County Attorneys, a Douglas County jury returned a verdict of “guilty” against the man who shot and killed a 24 year old man in September 2012. WOWT covers the story:

Avery Tyler has been convicted of First Degree Murder and Use of a Firearm to Commit a Felony in the 2012 death of Delayno Wright.

The verdict was returned Wednesday afternoon.

The victim’s sister…said, “I feel like justice was truly served today. I feel like a burden was lifted off of my whole family, like it feels good to know that justice was done correctly but I also think that they also lost somebody in their family today too.”

Sentencing is scheduled for August 12th.

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