KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FOX 35 ORLANDO) - Everett Miller, the man accused of gunning down and killing two Kissimmee police officers, was found guilty of first-degree murder by a jury on Wednesday after less than two hours of deliberations.
Prosecutors successfully argued that Miller, 47, killed Kissimmee Police Officer Matthew Baxter, 26, and Sgt. Sam Howard, 36 on August 17, 2017.
Last week, the jury heard emotional testimony from the responding officers who tried to save Baxter and Howard's lives. They also heard from the medical examiner, who told the jury that Howard had been shot in the head twice at close range.
Miller is charged with two counts of first-degree murder. He could face the death penalty. The penalty phase of the trial is expected to begin Nov. 5.
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