Peter Capote found guilty of capital murder

Peter Capote was found guilty of capital murder

Posted: Apr 24, 2018 3:44 PM
Updated: Apr 24, 2018 5:50 PM

Peter Capote has been found guilty of capital murder in Colbert County. A jury also found Capote guilty first degree assault, and shooting firearm into an automobile.

Capote was charged with capital murder in the shooting death of 19 year-old Kijana Freeman in 2016. Capote was one of five men charged in Freeman’s death.

His co- defendant, Benjamin Young, was found guilty and sentenced to death earlier this year.

The Colbert County District Attorney's Office is seeking the death penalty for Capote. 

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