MEDFORD, Ore.– Austin McLeod was found guilty of murder in a trial that lasted all of last week.
McLeod was found guilty of second degree murder, first degree robbery and second degree abuse of a corpse, among others.
McLeod was arrested in 2021 along with two other former wildland firefighters, in connection with the death of 24-year-old Aaron Stitt.
Police said his body was stuffed into a fridge after he was killed.
Police said the suspects Austin McLeod, Dylan McLeod and Brycen Scofield, used a wrench or a hammer to kill him.
23-year-old Dylan McLeod’s trial begins in August and 20-year-old Brycen Scofield will go to trial in October.
Austin McLeod will be sentenced later this month.
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