Man convicted of murder in death of brother

Man convicted of murder in death of brother

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A St. Mary Parish jury has found Christopher Horton, 29, guilty of first degree murder of Adam Horton.

It happened on Sept. 3, 2007 when authorities discovered a burning automobile at Wilson's boat landing. The vehicle belonged to Adam, Horton's brother.  A search of Adam's home found the victim inside with a single stab wound.

Horton will be sentenced on Aug. 27.

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