SANTA ANA (AP) — A jury has convicted a California man of the abduction, torture and mutilation of a marijuana dispensary owner.
Kyle Handley was found guilty Thursday of kidnapping, mayhem and torture.READ MORE: 'A Model For The Rest Of The Country': Civil Rights Pioneer Dolores Huerta Breaks Ground On Namesake Apartments
Prosecutors say the 38-year-old Handley is one of four defendants who abducted the dispensary owner from his Newport Beach home along with a female victim and drove them to the desert, where they believed he had stashed large amounts of cash.
Prosecutors say the victim was burned with a blowtorch and had his penis cut off before he was dumped by the side of the road.READ MORE: Mother's Day Weekend Putting Pinch On Short-Staffed Restaurants
Handley is scheduled to be sentenced on March 23 and could get life in prison with no possibility of parole.
His co-defendants have pleaded not guilty.MORE NEWS: French Bulldogs Rescued From China Arrive In Southland
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