Kenosha Co. jury finds Javier Garcia guilty of killing Lisa Mezera

KENOSHA CO. (WITI) -- A Kenosha County jury found 53-year-old Javier Garcia guilty with murder of 26-year-old Lisa Mezera.

Mezera’s body was found in a cemetery in the Town of Somers on August 19, 2012. She was left abandoned, hit on the head and choked to death. Detectives say Garcia knew Mezera and was the last person to see her alive.

Garcia was found guilty of first-degree intentional homicide, aggravated battery, first-degree sexual assault, false imprisonment and a misdemeanor count of theft.

Garcia will be sentenced on April 21st.

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