Jury finds Bryce Perkins guilty of second degree murder

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - 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.

KPLC's Theresa Schmidt has been monitoring the case from the courtroom all week. You can check out the live blog by clicking here.

Keep checking kplctv.com and tune in to later editions of 7News for the details.

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