STOCKTON (CBS13) – The Stockton man accused in the 2011 disappearance and murder of a 23-year-old woman was found guilty of first-degree murder Thursday.

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Jason Gilley was on trial for kidnapping, raping and murdering Dalene Carson, who vanished from a Stockton bar on Aug. 7.

He was also found guilty of kidnapping, but a mistrial was declared on the rape charge.

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Police say “inconsistencies” in Gilley’s statements led to his arrest two weeks after Carson’s disappearance.

A dozen witnesses testified during Gilley’s three day preliminary hearing, revealing in part that Gilley gave a false alibi, changed his story multiple times, and was likely in possession of the murder weapon during the night Carson vanished from Finnegan’s Bar.

Tune in to CBS13 News and check back with CBSSacramento.com for more on this developing story.

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