Live Oak — A Suwannee County jury took less than two hours Wednesday to find Anthony Michael Ortiz, 18, guilty of first degree murder. Ortiz is responsible for the murder of Suwannee County resident Charles David Napier, 49, in April of 2012. Ortiz was also found guilty of home invasion robbery and tampering with evidence. The trial started Monday in the Suwannee County Courthouse and concluded today. The jury went into deliberations around 3:45 and rendered the verdict around 5:20 p.m.
Sentencing will be held Dec. 5.