An El Cajon man was convicted of second-degree murder Thursday in the slaying of a man whose mutilated body was recovered near Pine Valley.
Douglas Ingham, 23, was convicted of stabbing the victim in the base of the skull in March, 1987. Scott Lee Hill, 27, of San Diego, also had his throat slashed. Another defendant, Lawrence Morris, 29, of San Diego, was convicted of first-degree murder in March, 1988. Ingham could be sentenced to 16 years to life April 6 by Superior Court Judge Terry B. O'Rourke.