Jason Mitchell, 26, was convicted of first-degree felony
murder and armed burglary, the Miami Herald said.
Prosecutors charged five men with plotting a burglary after one
of the group visited Taylor's house and saw him give his sister
$10,000 in cash. But the case has been beset by legal delays.
Last November, a jury convicted the suspected shooter, Eric
Rivera, of second-degree murder and armed burglary in connection
with the slaying. Another defendant, Venjah Hunte, pleaded
guilty to second-degree murder in 2010 and agreed to cooperate
Two men, Charles Wardlow and Timmy Brown, have yet to be tried.
Taylor was an All-American at the University of Miami who led
the nation for interceptions in 2003. The Washington Redskins
drafted him fifth overall in the 2004 National Football League
draft and he became a starter after three games.
(Reporting By Edith Honan; Editing by Ron Popeski)
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