James Menard hugs his mother before he is taken away after his trial ended Friday at the Collier County Courthouse. The jury deliberated for four hours and rejected the top count of second-degree murder and found Menard guilty of a lesser included offense of manslaughter, as well as third-degree murder for the death of 17-year-old Jake Couture. They also rejected an attempted second-degree murder charge, but found him guilty of aggravated battery, a lesser offense. He was also found guilty of armed trespass for breaking into the Brittany Bay Apartments, a gated community on Collier Boulevard. Lexey Swall/Staff

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James Menard hugs his mother before he is taken away after his trial ended Friday at the Collier County Courthouse. The jury deliberated for four hours and rejected the top count of second-degree murder and found Menard guilty of a lesser included offense of manslaughter, as well as third-degree murder for the death of 17-year-old Jake Couture. They also rejected an attempted second-degree murder charge, but found him guilty of aggravated battery, a lesser offense. He was also found guilty of armed trespass for breaking into the Brittany Bay Apartments, a gated community on Collier Boulevard. Lexey Swall/Staff

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