Breaking: Brian Horn receives the death penalty

By Stephanie Claytor , Nancy Cook |, Marquel Sennet |

Published 04/05 2014 04:30PM

Updated 04/05 2014 07:55PM

The fate of a local man was left in the hands of a DeSoto Parish jury. On day three of the penalty phase for Brian Horn the jury gave him the death penalty.

Wednesday Horn was found guilty of 1st degree murder for the death of 12 year old Justin Bloxom in 2010.

Saturday morning Brain Horn’s mother testified for the defense. At 1:42pm closing arguments began. At 3:03pm the jury started deliberating.

NBC 6's Stephanie Claytor will have a live report on NBC 6 News Weekend at six. 

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