FORT MYERS (CBSMiami/AP) — A southwest Florida man, who killed an acquaintance over $150, could face life in prison.READ MORE: South Dade NAACP President Dwight Bullard Says Derek Chauvin Being Found Guilty ‘A Glimmer Of Hope’ But Fight Isn’t Over
A Lee County jury found 53-year-old Randy Marquardt guilty Thursday of second-degree murder, kidnapping and burglary. His sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 5.READ MORE: ‘I’m Speechless’: Rep. Frederica Wilson Among South Florida Leaders Who Believe Justice Was Served In Derek Chauvin Trial
Prosecutors say Marquardt shot 50-year-old Joseph Gales at his Bonita Springs home after an argument in September 2013. Authorities say Marquardt then drove to Fort Myers and kidnapped his estranged wife but let her go a short time later.
Marquardt was arrested several hours after the shooting.MORE NEWS: Florida Senate Eyes Social Media Crackdown
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