Ex-Fresno paralegal Brian Waldron guilty of murder

A gruesome Fresno murder case has ended with a guilty verdict that will likely send a former paralegal to prison.
December 10, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
A jury has found former Fresno paralegal Brian Waldron guilty of the murder of Jonathan Taylor.

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Five years after he admitted to killing and dismembering a man, Brian Waldron has been found guilty of murdering Jonathan Taylor. He was also found guilty of mutilation.

Waldron quietly watched as the jurors were polled whether they each individually found him guilty of murder. As the jurors left, Wadron screamed "Go Bulldogs! Right on!"

Waldron had admitted he killed Taylor, cut up the body, and disposed of it up near Shaver Lake. But he said Taylor started the confrontation, and the rest of his actions could be explained by his belief that Taylor was a gang member.

Waldron faces a sentence of life in prison.

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