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Jury finds 22-year-old guilty in 'Hell's Gate' murder case

Robert Martinez shot and killed 19-year-old Steven Cerna on February 20th back in 2015. Cerna's body was dumped in a drainage ditch in an area known as "Hell's Gate" on the West Side. (SBG San Antonio)

SAN ANTONIO -- A jury will now decide the punishment for a man they convicted of murder Friday morning.

Robert Martinez shot and killed 19-year-old Steven Cerna on February 20th back in 2015. Cerna's body was dumped in a drainage ditch in an area known as "Hell's Gate" on the West Side.

Testimony from Martinez's uncle helped put him away.

He's facing up to life in prison.

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