Man convicted of killing supervisor at pizza restaurant

A man convicted of fatally stabbing his supervisor at a Domino's pizzeria in La Puente is facing up to 26 years to life in state prison.

Jurors found Rafael Sanchez, 32, guilty of first-degree murder for the March 10, 2018, killing of his boss, Daniel Anthony Sanchez, 21, to whom he was not related.

The jury on Tuesday also found true an allegation that the defendant used a knife in the commission of the crime.

Sanchez snuck up behind his supervisor and stabbed him in the neck and back, said Deputy District Attorney Eric Neff.

The defendant attacked the victim after being told to do his work, according to evidence presented in court.

He was arrested that day by and has remained in jail since then.

Sanchez is scheduled to be sentenced Jan. 15 at the Pomona courthouse.