An Auburn man was found guilty of two counts of murder Wednesday by a Lee County jury.

Jacquavious Greathouse was found guilty of two counts of murder in connection to the March 2017 Opelika double homicide that killed Sedric Lewis of Opelika and Derris Harris of LaFayette, according to Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes.

The jury deliberated for a little more than one hour.

Greathouse also was found guilty of shooting into an occupied dwelling.

His co-defendant, John Willie Maddox, also is charged with two counts of murder stemming from the incident.

Maddox is awaiting trial, Hughes said.

Greathouse was convicted of firing 22 rounds from an assault rifle and six rounds from a .40 pistol, and killing the two victims inside the residence with their mother in the 400 block of Toomer Street, Hughes said.

Greathouse faces life imprisonment. His sentencing is scheduled for Jan. 31, 2020, Hughes said.

The Opelika Police Department investigated the incident, and Assistant District Attorneys Garrett Saucer and Cathie Berardi prosecuted the case.

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