Jury finds accused cop killer guilty of first degree murder

A jury has reached the verdict in the trial of a man who was accused of killing a Phoenix Police Officer.

The shooting happened five years ago; Officer Travis Murphy was investigating a hit and run accident near 19th Avenue and Indian School Road when he was killed.

Murphy had just returned to work after being off to be with his newborn son when the shooting happened.

The jury found Daniel Martinez, guilty of first-degree murder.

FOX 10's Steve Krafft was there when the verdict was read and has this report.