Jury Reaches Verdict in Woodward Trial

(File Photo) Mario Woodward on day two of his capital murder trial. 8/21
(File Photo) Mario Woodward on day two of his capital murder trial. 8/21

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The jury in the Mario Woodward capital murder case is back with a verdict this afternoon.

After just four hours of deliberation the twelve men and women returned with a vote of "guilty" against Woodward.

Woodward was found guilty of one count Capital Murder of a Police Officer and one count Using a Deadly Weapon Inside a Vehicle.

The sentencing phase will begin Tuesday morning. Woodward could face life in prison or the death penalty.

WSFA 12 News reporter Eileen Jones is at the Montgomery County Court House this afternoon and will have a full report on the news at 5:00 and 6:00.