UPDATE: Turner found guilty of second degree murder

Published 07/28 2014 04:33PM

Updated 08/02 2014 09:16PM

UPDATE 8/2/14 -  Jurors returned a guilty verdict for Samule Turner.  He was accused of killing 79-year old Billy McCready in November 2012. 

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BASTROP, LA
-- Trial is underway for a man accused of killing a Bastrop man.

Jury selection started this morning in the second degree murder trial of Samuel Turner.  

Turner is accused of killing 79-year old Billy McCready in November of 2012. 

He was found dead in his home on Matheny Drive in Bastrop.  

Authorities believe robbery was the motive and say Turner may have been on crack at the time of the murder.

If convicted, Turners faces life in prison without parole.

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