KALAMAZOO, Mich, (WOOD) - The second man accused of beating to death a Kalamazoo antiques dealer has been found guilty.
John Aguilar was found guilty Friday in the death of 74-year-old Robert Medema.
Aguilar was found guilty on all four counts: Homicide in the 1st degree, Homicide felony murder, Armed Robbery and Home Invasion in the 1st degree.
The jury spent a hour Thursday and all day Friday deliberating before they arrived at a verdict in the case.
Medema, the owner of The Emporium in Kalamazoo, was found dead Aug. 11, 2012 inside his home in the 2400 block of Oakland Drive. Authorities believed Aguilar hit Medema with a bat during an attempted robbery. A source told 24 Hour News 8 back in August 2012 that Medema was also tied up with a cord and that he was struck several times .
Back in March, the other suspect in the murder, Antonio Livingston, was sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of first-degree murder , first-degree home invasion and assault with intent to rob in the death of Medema.
Throughout his trial, Livingston testified that Aguilar was the man who beat Medema with a bat.
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