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Chenango County man found guilty of killing 16-year-old adopted son

Ernest Franklin II was convicted after a week-long trial.

Posted: Mar 8, 2019 4:16 PM
Updated: Mar 8, 2019 4:53 PM

NORWICH, N.Y. -- The Chenango County man accused of killing his adopted, disabled son, and setting the house on fire has been found guilty.

Ernest Franklin II was convicted after a week-long trial, according to the Evening Sun Newspaper. 

He killed his 16-year-old son, and tried to mask the evidence by setting the fire.

Franklin and his wife were both charged in case.

Heather franklin's trial is scheduled to begin April 1.

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