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Prosecutor John Jordan sets down a stiletto shoe entered into evidence during the trial. (Houston Chronicle | Brett Coomer)

Girlfriend found guilty in stiletto heel killing

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Ana Lilia Trujillo sits in the courtroom before opening arguments March 31. (Houston Chronicle | Brett Coomer)

HOUSTON – Jurors have found a Houston woman guilty of stabbing to death her boyfriend with the 5 1/2-inch stiletto heel of her shoe.

Ana Trujillo, 45, is accused of striking 59-year-old Alf Stefan Andersson at least 25 times in the face with her shoe during an argument in June at his Houston condominium. Her attorneys said she was defending herself from an attack.

The jury deliberated about two hours before announcing it had a verdict Tuesday.

During closing arguments earlier Tuesday, prosecutor John Jordan told jurors that Trujillo's actions were not self-defense but "vicious murder."

Jack Carroll, Trujillo's attorney, countered that his client did the only thing she could do while being attacked: defend herself.

Trujillo faces up to life in prison if convicted of murder.

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