The Verdict is In. The Trial has been going on all week and both sides rested yesterday. The Jury deliberated today for over 4 hours and the Verdict was just handed down.

A jury has found Bryce Perkins guilty of the second degree murder of Daniel Gueringer at a Fourth of July party back in 2009.

The jury returned the verdict around ten minutes after 5 p.m. Jurors were polled and they voted 10-2 to convict Perkins of second degree murder.

Testimony began on Monday and closing arguments ended Thursday. The jury began their deliberations around 1 p.m. Thursday.

via Jury finds Bryce Perkins guilty of second degree murder - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Now the penalty phase will start. A sentencing date of April 21st has been set and that is when Perkins will know what his sentence will be. Stay tuned!!!