According to the Judiciary of Guam Public Information Officer – Mike Kiyalko, a jury found Joyner Scott Sked guilty on all counts after several weeks of trial.
Sked was arrested last year for the murder of former Humatac Mayor Daniel Quinata Sanchez.
According to prosecuting attorney Terence Timblin, Sked was charged with murder with a special allegation of the use of a deadly weapon in the commission of a felony and aggravated assault, also with a special allegation of a deadly weapon.
Sked faces mandatory life imprisonment with the possibility of parole after 15 years, according to the Attorney General. She also faces a five- to twenty-five-year sentence for the use of a deadly weapon when Sked murdered the former mayor. The AG reports that the sentence must be served consecutive to the life sentence.
According to the AG, at the trial evidence showed that Sked used a pair of scissors to stab Sanchez at least 23 times and left him to die.
Moreover, they report that the sentencing for Sked will take place at later date pending a disposition in the Quinata case which will face a jury trial on March 15th.