WXXI Local Stories
4:11 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Guilty Verdict In Rochester Murder Case

A Rochester man has been found guilty in the murder of a city teen.  21 year old DeVonte Lively was found guilty Friday afternoon of second degree murder in the death of 17 year old Larie Butler.

She was an East High School student and also Lively's friend and distant relative. Lively was accused of killing Butler at her grandmother's Irondequoit home in March of last year, and then dumping the body in a neighbor's pool.

Lively faces up to 25 years to life in prison when he is sentenced in June.