_____________, who confessed to fatally stabbing and strangling his girlfriend’s convicted molester inside the man’s Zachary trailer and stuffing his body into a 55-gallon container, was found guilty of second-degree murder Thursday in the brutal July 4, 2015, slaying.
_____, 23, of Walker, faces a mandatory term of life in prison when he is sentenced Jan. 18 by state District Judge Tony Marabella. He will remain in custody until then.
His girlfriend, _____, 20, also of Walker, pleaded guilty earlier this year to manslaughter, testified for the prosecution at _____’s trial and will be sentenced the same day by the judge. She faces a sentence of up to 40 years. ____did not testify in his own defense.