Zao Burrell Found Guilty on All Counts of Murder

By Emma Koch

March 15, 2013 Updated Mar 16, 2013 at 7:22 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) -- It is day six in the murder trial of a Steuben County man and the jury has reached a verdict after deliberating for almost three hours.

The jury found Zao Burrell, 24, guilty on all counts of murder, attempted murder, and illegal possession of a handgun.

Burrell is accused in the June fatal shooting of 40-year-old Brent Dombroski during a drug deal.

Friday in court, Burrell's father took the stand saying Zao never had his hand on the gun. The father said at the time it was possible that his hand was the only one on the gun when it shot Dombroski in the chest, but he wasn't sure.

Zao Burrell faces a maximum of 65 years in prison.




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