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Texas man, Naim Rasool Muhammad, convicted of capital murder for drowning his two sons, 3 and 5

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(CBS/CBSDFW) DALLAS -After deliberating for just 10 minutes, a Dallas County jury found 34-year-old Naim Rasool Muhammad, a North Texas father, guilty of capital murder for drowning his two sons, according to CBSDFW.

On Wednesday, the station reported, Muhammad was convicted of the August 2011 deaths of 5-year-old Naim and 3-year-old Elijah.

Muhammad allegedly told the police that he drowned his sons because he was angry at their mother - his girlfriend, Kametra Sampson - for ending their relationship. He said that he pushed the boys' faces under water after taking them to a creek in Dallas and telling them to pretend they were swimming.

CBSDFW reported that during the trial, jurors learned that Muhammad abducted Sampson and their two sons as she was walking Naim to his first day of kindergarten.

Sampson jumped out of the car and solicited help from a police officer. The officer would not pursue Muhammad's vehicle because the patrol car lacked emergency lights and a siren, said the station.

According to CBSDFW, the defense did not call any witnesses as the defendant's lawyers did not dispute their client's guilt.

The station reported that sentencing is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. Prosecutors are pushing for the death penalty.

Complete coverage of the Naim Muhammad case on Crimesider