An ex-Marine has been convicted in the New Year's Day 2016 fatal shooting of a University of North Texas student when people in two vehicles argued after a party.
Jurors in Denton on Monday convicted 21-year-old Eric Johnson of murder in the death of 20-year-old Sara Mutschlechner of Martindale.
Johnson faces up to life in prison in the penalty phase.
Denton police say people from both vehicles attended the same New Year's Eve party.
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An affidavit says the shooting happened when men in an SUV made sexual remarks toward Mutschlechner, who was driving another vehicle, and a female riding with her.
Johnson was later arrested at a Marine Corps facility in Yuma, Arizona, then discharged.
He was associated with an address in Fort Worth, 35 miles south of Denton.