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Jury convicts man of murdering roommate
JEFFERSON COUNTY - A man faces up to life in prison after a Jefferson County jury convicted him of murdering his roommate.
The jury in Judge Lindsey Scott's court convicted Christopher Robin of killing Wayne Beavers, 56, in Beaver's home on 12th Street in Port Neches in November of 2007. The jury deliberated several hours Friday before convicting Robin.
Beavers had been beaten and strangled.
Police found the victim's body on his bed.
The punishment phase begins Monday morning. Robin faces up to life in prison.