A Butte County jury today found a Chico man guilty of a brutal assault on a Chico State professor in his home in October of 2017, according to a Butte County District Attorney’s Office press release.

Butte County District Attorney Mike Ramsey said Ryan Edgar Wayne Muscat, 35, was convicted by a nine-man, three-woman jury Friday for the assault that occurred in October of 2017 at the professor’s home in Chico, where Muscat was a boarder.