JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A 21-year-old Jacksonville man now faces life in prison after a botched robbery took a deadly turn, prosecutors said.
A jury found Kenneth Arthur Wilson III guilty as charged Friday in the murder of 22-year-old Cody Lee Griffin, who was shot and killed during an armed robbery back in 2011, according to a release from the State Attorney's Office.
Wilson was convicted on charges of first-degree murder and armed robbery.
In July 2011, Wilson and co-defendant Aaron Nolley went to Griffin's home to rob him of money and marijuana, prosecutors said. During the robbery, Wilson opened fire on Griffin, wounding him in the chest, neck and forehead.
Both defendants ran from the scene.
Nolley has pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree murder and armed robbery. He was sentenced to 50 years in prison.
Wilson could get life in prison at his sentencing hearing in September.