A jury in Texas has found Amber Guyger guilty of murder in the shooting death of her neighbor Botham Jean in September 2018.

The verdict came in just a day after closing arguments in the case.

Judge Tammy Kemp dismissed the jury for lunch and will reconvene for the sentencing phase.

WFAA reports The murder trial for Amber Guyger has revealed details of what happened in the moments before the Dallas police officer shot and killed an unarmed man inside his own apartment.

Botham Jean was on his couch eating ice cream Dallas police officer Amber Guyger mistakenly walked into his apartment.

She testified she thought she was entering her own apartment and had encountered an intruder, when she shot and killed Jean. Guyger said she was afraid for her life.