BIG RAPIDS, Michigan — A man who had a 10-hour standoff with police in western Michigan has been found guilty of murder and sexual assault.
Duncan Willis is accused of fatally shooting 58-year-old Kathleen Hawley and sexually assaulting three other women in November at a home in Mecosta Township, about 40 miles north of Grand Rapids.
The Grand Rapids Press reports (http://bit.ly/1sS7vdw ) jurors on Friday found the 28-year-old Willis guilty of first-degree murder, two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, carrying a dangerous weapon with unlawful intent and felony firearm.
Police say Willis kept the women and three children hostage before surrendering. Willis was a neighbor.
The trial began Monday, and testimony concluded Thursday. Jurors deliberated for two hours Thursday night and reconvened Friday morning.
A sentencing date hasn't been set.
Information from: The Grand Rapids Press, http://www.mlive.com/grand-rapids
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