Published: Oct 28, 2010 10:54 PM EDT
Updated: Oct 28, 2010 7:04 PM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Richard Elkins has been found guilty of first degree murder and battery. He has been sentenced to life in prison.

Thursday morning, closing arguments started in the murder trial for Richard Elkins. He has been convicted of raping and killing Obed Flores in 2007.

Christopher Maner is already behind bars for his role in the crime.     

Testimony closed with a prison inmate testifying that while in jail, Maner bragged about killing Flores.