Guilty verdict in 2017 Aurora gang murder

  • Martin Garcia Jr. faces up to 85 years in prison for first-degree murder with a firearm.

    Martin Garcia Jr. faces up to 85 years in prison for first-degree murder with a firearm.

 
 
Updated 11/5/2019 5:29 PM

A Kane County jury deliberated about four hours Tuesday before finding Martin Garcia Jr. guilty of gunning down a 34-year-old man at a former gang home in June 2017. Garcia, 25, of Aurora, faces 20 to 60 years for first-degree murder, plus another 25 years in prison because jurors determined he discharged the firearm that killed Rodolfo Rocha.

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