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Jury finds Martin MacNeill guilty of murder, obstruction of justice

Posted in The MacNeill Story on November 10th, 2013 by admin – 1 Comment

PROVO — Family and friends of Michele MacNeill let out a cry as Martin MacNeill was found guilty of murder and obstruction of justice for the death of Michele in April 2007.

Michele’s daughters, Alexis Somers and Rachel MacNeill, cried and hugged as the jury was polled; all eight jurors said their verdict was guilty on each count.

“We are so happy he can’t hurt anyone else,” Somers said. “That courtroom was full of people who loved my mom. I can’t believe this finally happened, we are so grateful.”

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Jury begins deliberations in Martin MacNeill murder trial

Posted in The MacNeill Story on November 8th, 2013 by admin – Be the first to comment

Courts » Jury consisting of five men, three women will decide whether Utah doctor killed his wife in 2007

By Jessica miller| The Salt Lake Tribune

Provo • The question of whether Martin MacNeill killed his wife at their Pleasant Grove home six years ago is now in the hands of jurors. After four hours of closing arguments from prosecutors and defense attorneys, the jury left the courtroom to begin deliberations at 1:55 p.m. Following 13 days of testimony, Deputy Utah County Attorney Chad Grunander on Friday began his closing argument by telling the 4th District Court jury: “The defendant carried out a cold and calculated plan to murder his wife.”

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