2 men convicted in 2006 Utah party killing

2 men convicted in 2006 Utah party killing

Save Story
Leer en espaƱol

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Two men have been convicted of killing one teenager and wounding another at a 2006 Fourth of July party in Salt Lake City.

Twenty-two-year-old Anthony David Milligan and 23-year-old Marco Mike Heimuli were convicted of murder and attempted homicide, with weapons enhancements for each charge. Prosecutor Alicia Cook says both face possible life sentences.

2 men convicted in 2006 Utah party killing

A seven-man, two-woman jury deliberated a little over two hours before reaching its verdict Friday night.

Eighteen-year-old Tevita Finau Vaenuku was shot and killed after authorities say he tried to help his girlfriend, who was threatened at the party attended by gang members.

Milligan is already serving up to life in prison for another killing in 2006.


Information from: Deseret News

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Related stories

Most recent Utah stories

Related topics



Get informative articles and interesting stories delivered to your inbox weekly. Subscribe to the KSL.com Trending 5.
By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

KSL Weather Forecast