Phoenix man convicted in 2013 stabbing death of a co-worker

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Javier Romero, 27 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Javier Romero, 27 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
Phoenix police found one person dead in this Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery in 2013. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Phoenix police found one person dead in this Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery in 2013. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Miguel (Mike)Angel Hernandez, 26 (Photo provided by the victim's family) Miguel (Mike)Angel Hernandez, 26 (Photo provided by the victim's family)
Phoenix police found one person dead in this Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery in 2013. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Phoenix police found one person dead in this Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery in 2013. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Javier Romero, 27 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Javier Romero, 27 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
PHOENIX (AP) -

A jury has convicted a man of second-degree murder in the 2013 stabbing of a co-worker at a Phoenix restaurant.

Maricopa County prosecutors say 27-year-old Javier Romero also was found guilty Tuesday of aggravated assault on a police officer.

At trial, Romero claimed insanity as a defense. He's scheduled to be sentenced May 11.

Romero was accused in the November 2013 death of 26-year-old Miguel "Mike" Hernandez.

Workers at a downtown Phoenix restaurant say Romero attacked a member of the kitchen staff with a knife while the two men were unloading a delivery.

Prosecutors say surveillance video showed Romero attacking Hernandez from behind.

Hernandez died at the scene from multiple stab wounds.

Romero was hospitalized with self-inflicted cuts to his arm and struggled to take a gun from a policeman.

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