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Teen Involved In Brutal Killing Of Ex-Boyfriend Learns Her Fate

A Florida teenager has been found guilty of first degree murder of her ex-boyfriend in 2011. 

Amber Wright, 18, appeared in court on the morning of Jan. 14 as jurors deliberated the teen's role in the murder of 15-year-old Seath Jackson in 2011. She was also 15 at the time of the murder.

After just two hours of deliberating, the jury issued Wright a guilty verdict, WESH reports.

This is Wright's second trial. During her first trial it was shown that the teen had confessed to the police before she was read her Miranda Rights, leading to the need for a retrial.

Wright was accused of luring Jackson into a home where he was tortured and murdered by four other teenagers and two adult.

Michael Bargo, 23, was said to have been involved in a love triangle with Wright and Jackson at the time of the murder, the New York Daily News reports. Bargo is currently on death row for his role in Jackson's murder.

Bargo pleaded the fifth when he was questioned about his role in Jackson's death.

According to prosecutors, Wright was the "bait" to get Jackson into the house, at which point the assailants broke his knees, stuffed him into a sleeping bag, and burned him.

Wright's 21-year-old brother Kyle Hooper, along with friends Justin Soto, 25, and Charlie Ely, 23, all received life sentences for their roles in Jackson's slow and painful death. James Haven, the 37-year-old boyfriend of Wright's mother, was found incompetent to stand trial.

Wright is scheduled to be sentenced on Feb. 23, WCJB notes.

Sources: WESHWCJB, New York Daily News / Photo Credit: Facebook via WFTV, Marion County Sheriff's Office via NY Daily News

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