A Ventura County man has been convicted of first degree murder for brutally killing his sister.
David Morales of Fillmore killed Maricruz Morales is September of 2010, after he apparently became angry after being told he would no longer be able to live with relatives.
Prosecutors say he beat his 20 year old sister to death with a curtain rod, and hammer when he discovered she was packing up his belongings.
They say the 33 year old man had threatened family members before, and was arrested in 2004 for attacking his mother.
Morales could face a 29 years to life sentence when he’s sentenced next month.