BROCKTON (AP) - A Massachusetts man has been found guilty of
second-degree murder in the 2005 killings of two homeless men.
James Winquist of Weymouth was convicted Tuesday in Brockton Superior Court
and sentenced to two concurrent life sentences. He was charged with fatally
beating and stabbing 47-year-old William Chrapan and 49-year-old David Lyons.
Winquist's co-defendant in the case, Eric Snow, killed himself in jail in
The victims' bodies were found dumped in a Hingham park. Prosecutors said
Winquist and Snow bragged and laughed about the slayings at a party, where they
showed off Chrapan's severed right hand.