ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- A Rockford man accused of shooting his mother to death has been found guilty.
Jurors also believe Franklin Byrd is mentally ill. Back in 2009, police had to evacuate a neighborhood near Longwood and Rural. When they heard shots coming from a home on Greenwood Avenue.
When Byrd eventually surrendered, they found Leslie Byrd’s body. A sentencing date has not yet been set.