Alexander Alfaro is escorted from the courtroom at the end of the morning session during the trial of Alexander Alfaro at the Essex County Courthouse in Newark, N.J., Tuesday, March 1, 2011. Alfaro is charged in the Aug. 4, 2007 killing of three college-bound students behind the Mount Vernon School in Newark. Looking on is defense attorney Raymond Morasse, left. (AP Photo/John O'Boyle, Pool)
April 5, 2011 10:37:04 AM PDT
By DAVID PORTER Associated Press
NEWARK, N.J. - April 5, 2011 --
A 20-year-old man was convicted Tuesday of murder and robbery in the execution-style slayings of three college-bound friends in a Newark, N.J., schoolyard in 2007.