See larger James Menard's family reacts to the verdict Friday at the Collier County Courthouse in the his case for the death of 17-year-old Jake Couture. 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 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's family reacts to the verdict Friday at the Collier County Courthouse in the his case for the death of 17-year-old Jake Couture. 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 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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