Man found guilty of capital murder

Rico Doyle. (Jail photo)
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BELTON, Texas (KWTX) A Bell County jury found a Central Texas man guilty of capital murder Tuesday afternoon.

Rico Doyle, 38, was charged in the shooting deaths of Kysha D. Edmond-Gray, 42, and De-anna Louise Buster, 38, both of whom were killed on April 21, 2015 in downtown Killeen.

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.

The trial lasted a week and closing arguments were heard on Tuesday afternoon.

Doyle and Damiee Kendrick Johnson, 21, of Harker Heights both were charged in connection with Haskins' murder, but Doyle took a plea deal and pleaded guilty to lesser charges including criminally negligent homicide, unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of cocaine.

He was sentenced to serve four years in prison in 2008.

Doyle has remained in the Bell County Jail since his arrest where he is held on a $1.2 million bond.

Punishment phase begins Wednesday afternoon.