The jury in the Brian Horn murder case has returned with the death penalty. Closing arguments in the penalty phase of Brian Horn's murder trial wrapped up after lunch Saturday, April 5. The sentence was announced just after 4:30 p.m.
It only took the jury about an hour to return with the death sentence.

Horn will now be transported to the death house at Angola where he will spend the rest of his days. Louisiana law requires an automatic appeal in all death penalty cases, which means it will likely be years, even decades before the death sentence is carried out.

Horn was found guilty on Wednesday, April 2 of killing 12-year-old Justin Bloxom four years ago.