Man guilty of killing and dismembering roommate

Noe Morin is on trial, accused of killing and dismembering his roommate

September 27, 2013 7:44:52 AM PDT
A Houston man has been found guilty in a disturbing, gruesome murder. Not only was Noe Morin accused of shooting his roommate, he's also accused of dismembering the man's body with a chainsaw.

Morin's trial began earlier this week, and on Thursday he was found guilty of killing Marlon Thomas -- known as Marlo to his friends ? back on May 14, 2011.

Morin sat largely expressionless as he was accused of first shooting, then dismembering his best friend and roommate in a dispute.

Thomas' dismembered body was discovered in the backyard the next day -- a gruesome crime his family has trouble coming to terms with.

"Two and a half years later, we want justice to be served," said Thomas' sister Tonya Dangerfield. "We have mixed emotions."

Morin was sentenced to life in prison.

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