ROANOKE, Va. (AP) - A jury is recommending a 38-year prison sentence for a Roanoke man convicted of killing a security guard.
The Roanoke Circuit Court jury found 29-year-old Gene Anthony Brown guilty of first-degree murder and a weapons charge.
The Roanoke Times ( http://bit.ly/Xaxj3S) reports that jurors issued their verdict Friday night after more than nine hours of deliberations. A sentencing hearing hasn't been scheduled.
Prosecutors say Brown fatally shot 46-year-old Steve Orange because of a feud between the two men.
Orange's body was found in his security vehicle at the Afton Garden Apartments on July 13, 2011.
Information from: The Roanoke Times, http://www.roanoke.com
(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)