Roger Alley Convicted of Murdering Courtney Rice

June 12, 2008 7:11:23 PM PDT
A second trial has ended with a guilty verdict against a local man accused of murdering a Fresno teenager.Roger Alley represented himself during the murder trial. He was accused of killing 16 year Old Courtney Rice in 2006.

Investigators found her body beaten and tied up behind a truck. Alley always maintained he was nearby when Rice died but other people committed the crime.

His first trial earlier this year ended in a mistrial because jurors couldn't agree on a verdict. Alley now faces 25 years to life in prison.