Tyler Hobbs of St. Francisville, MO has been found guilty of 1st Degree Murder in the death of Shawn Wright of Kahoka, MO.
Wright was killed near a farmhouse in rural Lee County on November 6, 2010. He was hit in the head with a mallet multiple times.
His body was found on November 9, 2010 after being dumped near a levee in Gregory Landing, MO.
The jury of seven women and five men delivered the unanimous verdict to Judge Mary Ann Brown in Iowa District Court at about 2:15 P.M. this afternoon.
The panel deliberated for just over two hours.