Fresno County man found guilty of double murder

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A Fresno County jury has found Eloy Romero Jr. guilty of double murder.

Last year, he shot and killed two people near Reedley. The motive, prosecutors said it was revenge for his mother's death.

The victims were George Duarte and Joseph Blunt, both were found dead on the side of a road in a car.

There were tears in the courtroom as the verdict was read from the families of the victims and also from Romero. "Eloy took it hard, there were not any outbursts but he was crying as the verdict was read and he'll be back on the 14th of next month for sentencing," said Scott Bailey, Public Defender.

Romero is facing life in prison without parole. His sentencing is scheduled for next month.
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