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Houston Cop Killer Convicted In Officer's Death

April 07, 2010  | 

A Houston-area jury began deliberating about the sentence for Mabry Joseph Landor, after convicting him of killing Officer Timothy Abernathy in 2008, the Houston Chroncile reports.

During the trial, testimony described Landor running from Abernethy after a traffic stop and then ambushing the 11-year veteran from behind a wall. The gunman then walked up to the wounded officer and shot him in the head at close range.

Landor reportedly threatened his ex-girlfriend, who had called Houston police.

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