There's more at the link, here's the first few paragraphs:
GREELEY, Colo. -- The family of an 18-year-old transgender teen burst into tears as they learned that the man who killed her was found guilty of first-degree murder and bias-motivated crime.
Allen Andrade, 32, is expected to spend the rest of his life in prison. Sentencing will occur at 4 p.m. He was also found guilty of aggravated motor vehicle theft and identity theft.
The jury deliberated for less than two hours before reaching the verdict Wednesday afternoon.
This was the first case in the country where a hate-crime statute has been used in the death of a transgender person. Colorado is one of the few states with a hate-crime law that covers transgender people. Zapata's death has sparked calls for a national hate-crimes law.