Rockland teen found guilty in Craigslist murder trial

A Rockland teenager was found guilty Friday of murdering his 66-year-old roommate in West Nyack last December. A jury quickly deliberated and found Dylan Lentini

A teenager from Rockland County has been found guilty of murdering a man he met through Craigslist.

A teenager from Rockland County has been found guilty of murdering a man he met through Craigslist. (9/30/16)

NEW CITY - A Rockland teenager was found guilty Friday of murdering his 66-year-old roommate in West Nyack last December.

A jury quickly deliberated and found Dylan Lentini guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of Michael Wimbert.

Days before Wimbert's murder, Lentini, a homeless teen at the time, rented a room from the man off of a Craigslist posting.

The defense had argued that Lentini stabbed Wimbert in self-defense during a sexual assault.

As the verdict was read in court, Lentini spoke out saying, "I would like them to reconsider. They didn't hear all the evidence. What do I do now?"

His defense attorneys say they plan to appeal. Lentini faces anywhere from 15 years to life in prison.

Lentini is scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 29.

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