Collin Co. Jury Finds Man Guilty of 4 Murders

Jury finds Raul Cortez guilty on one count of capital murder.

A Collin County jury has found 28-year-old Raul Cortez guilty of a 2004 quadruple murder.

The jury reached its verdict in the capital murder case Thursday night.

Cortez could get the death penalty for the slayings of 46-year-old Rosa Barbosa; her 25-year-old nephew, Matthew Barbosa; and his friends, 18-year-old Austin York and 17-year-old Matthew Self.

All four were found shot to death inside Barbosa's home in McKinney, a Dallas suburb.

Cortez proclaimed his innocence throughout the trial.

Co-defendant Eddie Ray Williams, who is mentally disabled, testified that he and Cortez killed the four victims in a botched robbery plot.

A DNA expert linked Cortez to latex gloves and duct tape found at the crime scene and a forensics analyst linked ammunition found in the victim's bodies to a .25-caliber bullet found lodged in Cortez's ceiling.

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