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OPELIKA, Ala. - A jury has found Thomas May III guilty of the 2011 Southern Union campus in Opelika that killed one and left several other injured, WRBL News 3 media The Opelika-Auburn News reports.

May fired into a car that his then-estranged wife, Bethany May, and some of her family members were riding in. His mother in-law, Brenda Watson, died in the shooting. His 4-year-old daughter was injured.

Jurors will return Wednesday to decide if May could face the death penalty.

He had been using a mental disease or defect defense.

James Brierton

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