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Pasco man guilty of killing 94-year-old woman

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John Sexton Jr. in court John Sexton Jr. in court
PASCO COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -

A jury has found John Sexton Jr. guilty of first degree murder in the killing a 94-year-old woman. 

The verdict came down Friday evening.  Investigators say in 2010, 94-year-old Ann Parlato hired Sexton Jr. to mow her lawn.  Her body was later found mutilated and set on fire.  Investigators called it one of the worst scenes they'd ever come across.

Sexton Jr.'s sentencing is set for Tuesday.

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