WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. —
A southwest Florida man faces the death penalty after a jury found him guilty of killing two teenagers in 2006.
Luc Pierre-Charles was convicted Wednesday night on two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Derek Pieper, 17, and Raymond Veluz, 18.
Prosecutors say Pierre-Charles was a drug dealer who had been selling to Pieper, a fellow classmate at Wesley Chapel High School. Prosecutors say Pieper snitched on him and to get revenge Pierre-Charles and another man put the victims in the back of their car, drove them to a remote road and executed them.
A lawyer for Pierre-Charles says other suspects were also responsible for the killings.
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