UPDATE: Jury Convicts Man In Quadruple Murder Trial

COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) _ A jury has found a southern Indiana man guilty of four counts of murder in the shooting deaths of a southern Indiana couple and two friends at the couple's home.
 
The Republic reports  the Bartholomew County jury deliberated about 2{ hours Wednesday before finding 57-year-old Samuel Sallee of Columbus guilty.
 
Sallee was charged in connection with the May 11, 2013 shooting deaths of 39-year-old Thomas Smith of Waynesville; his longtime girlfriend, 53-year-old Katheryn Burton; and two friends visiting the couple's home, Aaron Cross and Shawn Burton, both 41-year-old Columbus residents. 
 
Sallee has denied killing them, saying they were his friends.