BK teen found guilty in murder of radio newsman

A second jury has found a Brooklyn teenager guilty in the 2009 fatal stabbing of radio newsman George Weber. According to prosecutors, John Katehis stabbed

BROOKLY - A second jury has found a Brooklyn teenager guilty in the 2009 fatal stabbing of radio newsman George Weber.

According to prosecutors, John Katehis stabbed Weber to death in his Carroll Gardens home after the two met through an online sex ad. Katehis had admitted to the crime on tape, but claimed it was in self-defense.

The first trial ended with a hung jury. This time, the jury deliberated for less than a day before convicting Katehis.He faces 25 years to life in prison and is set to be sentenced on Dec. 7.

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