1976 Murder

A truck driver has been convicted of the brutal murder of a New Jersey woman more than three decades ago. Carlton Franklin was convicted for murdering neighbor Lena Triano in her Westfield home in 1976.Prosecutors say Triano was found tied, raped beaten and strangled in her home. Since Franklin was 15-years-old at the time of the murder, prosecutors tried the 52-year-old in juvenile court, in accordance the laws in effect in 1976..Read more below.