A jury took 30 minutes August 17th to convict Ricky Jovan Gray of the random mutilation killings of House of Freaks’ Bryan Harvey and his family.
Harvey, his wife and two daughters were bound, beaten and stabbed with their throats cut in the basement of their burning home.
Harvey was beaten with a hammer. Gray confessed upon his arrest January 3rd to entering the Richmond, Va., home on New Year’s Day.
He and two accomplices were looking for a house to rob and intended to flee with a computer, a wedding ring and a basket of cookies, Gray told police.
The trial’s penalty phase was expected to begin August 17th, with the death penalty as an option.