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Published August 23, 2012, 03:14 PM

Howard Found Guilty

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) A jury has found a Jamestown man guilty of killing a Somali immigrant.

By: Associated Press,

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) A jury has found a Jamestown man guilty of killing a Somali immigrant.

35-year-old Leron Howard was convicted of murder and criminal conspiracy. The jury delivered the verdict in Southeast District Court in Jamestown late this afternoon.

Abdi Ali Ahmed's body was found in a ditch near Spiritwood in April, 2011. The 18-year-old died of blunt force trauma and had also been stabbed.

The charges against Howard are Class AA felonies, punishable by life in prison without parole.

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