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Jose Campos, Teen, Found Guilty Of Shooting, Dismembering And Burning Friend Adrian Rios

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JOSE CAMPOS GUILTY
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MURRIETA, Calif. -- A California jury has convicted a teen of fatally shooting his 17-year-old friend, dismembering the body and burning it in a backyard bonfire.

Rios was killed Nov. 15, 2009, when he went to Campos' home to watch a football game.

Prosecutors say Campos shot Rios in the face with a rifle during an argument, then dismembered and burned the body in a backyard pit.

Campos faces 25 years to life in prison. He's scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 16.

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