Man guilty in fatal robbery

Posted at 6:03 PM, Dec 19, 2012

PALATKA, Fla. (AP)-- A second man has been convicted in a fatal north Florida robbery.

A Putnam County jury found 20-year-old Evans David Perez Martinez guilty Tuesday of first-degree murder and robbery with a deadly weapon. He faces life in prison.

Authorities say Martinez stabbed 33-year-old Zenovia King several times in the neck and upper torso in June 2010. The Florida Times-Union ( ) reports that another young man, 19-year-old Demarkis Phillips, previously pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and is awaiting sentencing. Authorities say Phillips aided in the attack, and the two split the victim's marijuana and cash.

King's body was dumped in a wooded area in Satsuma.