Man found guilty in death of sister's boyfriend

Jesus Rivera, 21, guilty in death of Ryan Yearley, 21


SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio man was found guilty of murder in the shooting death of his sister's boyfriend.

Jesus Rivera, 21, had claimed that he shot Ryan Yearley, 21, in self-defense on Thanksgiving 2012 after Yearley came at him with a knife.

After shooting Yearley, Rivera forced his sister to help him move the body.

A jury in the 144th District Court found him guilty Monday afternoon.

Sentencing for Rivera begins Tuesday.