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Guilty verdict in San Diego officer's killing

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego man who was one of three people charged in connection with the death of a police officer has been found guilty of second-degree murder.

Prosecutors said Alex Charfauros (char-FOR'-us) failed to warn police that there were people and guns hidden in his apartment, a fact that resulted in the death of Christopher Wilson in October 2010.

The San Diego Union-Tribune ( reports the 29-year-old Charfauros faces multiple life terms in prison at a sentencing hearing scheduled for Sept. 23.

Charfauros' roommate, Holim Lee, shot Wilson in the head when police kicked down the door of the room where Lee was hiding. Lee, a fugitive, and his girlfriend eventually killed themselves.

Court documents showed Lee and his girlfriend fired 10 bullets and officers fired 36 rounds.


Information from: U-T San Diego,

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