A teenage girl has been found guilty of the murder of actor MERLIN Santana.

MONIQUE KING was 15-years-old when she shot THE STEVE HARVEY SHOW regular in November, 2002. She was tried this morning (16MAR04) as an adult.

King was also found guilty of the attempted murder following the fatal shooting in Crenshaw, Los Angeles.

Last week (ends12MAR04), a co-defendant was sentenced to 23 years in prison and last month (FEB04) another co-defendant was sent to 70 years-to life for his part in the incident.

Santana was 26-years-old when he was shot.

16/03/2004 20:53