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McCowan Found Guilty Of Second Degree Murder

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LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - Jurors found Connor McCowan guilty of second degree murder for the Feb. 23 stabbing death of Michigan State University Senior Andrew Singler.

Emotions ran high during the entire trial, hitting an all time high Tuesday afternoon, as Judge Clinton Canady read the verdict. After hearing McCowan's was found guilty of second degree murder, McCowan's friends and family sobbed and hugged, as they wiped away tears.

"YYou can never have complete closure because, no matter what the sentence is, it doesn't bring back my best friend. But, yeah, it brings a little bit of closure," said Brandon Green, Singler's best friend and former roommate.

Green says Singler's family is pleased with the verdict and happy jurors saw the facts of the case. "[They're] mostly just happy that it's over for now. It's been a tough couple weeks. They're just happy to have a verdict and they're satisfied with it," Green said.

The fight between McCowan and Singler began with a text message conversation. McCowan brought a knife to Singler's home that night and stabbed him

Sentencing for McCowan is expected to be held Nov. 6. Ingham County Prosecutor Stuart Dunnings says McCowan will face "serious time in prison."

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