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Castillo found guilty in Tadmore Park shooting, gets life in prison
Jury returns quick guilty verdict in 2013 slaying at soccer game
Saul Castillo and court interpreter Guillermo Arenas listen during Thursday morning's closing argument by Chief Assistant District Attorney Wanda Vance in Hall County Superior Court. Castillo was found guilty of murder in the shooting death of Silverio Acosta of Gainesville after a June 16, 2013, soccer game at Tadmore Park.
Following an hour of deliberations Thursday, a jury convicted Saul Castillo on all counts in the Father’s Day 2013 fatal shooting at Tadmore Park in Gainesville. Castillo was convicted on charges of malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm in the commission of a crime. He was sentenced to life in prison without the chance of parole in the death of Silverio Acosta of Gainesville.