Ex-Marine convicted of murder in Texas student's death

An ex-Marine has been convicted of murder in the New Year's Day 2016 shooting of a sorority sister after people in two cars got into an argument following a party. 

Eric Johnson, 21, was found guilty in Denton County, Texas, on Monday in the death of 20-year-old Sara Mutschlechner of Martindale.

Johnson faces up to life in prison.

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He shot University of North Texas student and sorority sister Sara Mutschlechner, 20 (pictured)

Eric Johnson, 21, (left) was found guilty in Denton County, Texas, on Monday in the death of University of North Texas student and sorority sister Sara Mutschlechner, 20 (right).

Mutschlechner, a junior at the University of North Texas and philanthropy chair of her sisterhood, Zeta Tau Alpha, was driving friends home from a party at 2am when a black SUV pulled up beside them.

An affadavit says men in the SUV, where Johnson was, made sexual remarks toward Mutschlechner and a woman riding with her. 

Denton police say people from both cars had attended the same New Year's Eve party. 

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