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Waterloo Man Guilty of Murder

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    WATERLOO - A Waterloo man has been found guilty of first-degree murder.

    A verdict read today says Joseph Leo Johnson, 20, stabbed Treye Blythe, 18, to death during a fight a year ago. Blythe lived in Ackley in Hardin County.

    Police say this happened during a fight at a Cedar Falls party. Officers say the fight started when someone yelled a racial slur at Johnson.

    Blythe was supposed to start classes at Hawkeye Community College that year.

    Again, Joseph Leo Johnson is guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Treye Blythe. Johnson now faces life in prison.