Hilliard Trial

Patricia Louise Hillard,Teen Killing

A Dothan woman accused of killing a teen-ager was convicted Thursday of a lesser offense.

Thirty-year-old Patricia Hilliard was charged with murder in the stabbing death of 16-year-old Andrew Hall.

Jurors deliberated just 30 minutes before finding Hilliard guilty of manslaughter instead.

Hilliard faces at least ten years in prison. Sentencing is set for Sept. 23.