Jury finds Antonio Arriola guilty of assault as a misdemeanor, not guilty of manslaughter in the death of Paul Nakumura.
Guam – After one day in deliberations, a verdict was reached in the case against Antonio Arriola. A jury found Arriola not guilty of manslaughter but did hand down a guilty verdict for assault as a misdeamenor.
The conviction stems from an altercation in November 2016 at the Slurp and Burp Bar, where Arriola hit Paul Nakumura in the head with a glass mug. Nakumura was hospitalized and died two months later.
According to Attorney General’s Office Spokesperson Carlina Charforous, Arriola faces up to 1 year incarceration for assault as a misdemeanor.