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Walton County man learns fate today for murdering Georgia teen in 2011
WALTON COUNTY -- A Walton County man will be sentenced today for raping and killing a Georgia teen.
Steven Cozzie is convicted of killing 15 year old Courtney Wilkes in June 2011.
Prosecutors say Cozzie lured Wilkes away from her family, when they were on vacation in Seagrove Beach.
Wilkes' body was found the next day, in a wooded area near the condo where they were staying..
A jury recommended Cozzie get the death penalty.
A judge will announce today whether Cozzie will get that sentence or life in prison.