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tác giả bài "Giết chồng như thế nào?" đã bị kết án bắn chết chồng 4 năm trước... :D
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A jury (ban hội thẩm, hội thẩm đoàn, hội đồng xét xử) in Portland has convicted (kết án, tuyên bố có tội) a self-published (tự xuất bản) romance novelist — who once wrote an essay titled "How to Murder Your Husband" — of fatally (chí tử, một cách chết người) shooting her husband four years ago.


The jury of seven women and five men found Nancy Crampton Brophy, 71, guilty of second-degree murder Wednesday after deliberating over two days in chef Daniel Brophy's death, KOIN-TV reported.

Brophy, 63, was killed June 2, 2018 as he prepped for work at the Oregon Culinary Institute in Southwest Portland. He had worked at the school since 2006.

Crampton Brophy displayed no visible reaction Wednesday inside the crowded Multnomah County courtroom.

Lisa Maxfield, one of Crampton Brophy's attorneys, said the defense team plans to appeal.

Prosecutors told jurors that Crampton Brophy was motivated by money problems and a life insurance (bảo hiểm nhân thọ) policy.

Crampton Brophy said during the trial, however, that she had no reason to kill her husband and that their financial problems had largely been solved by cashing in a chunk of Brophy's retirement savings plan (kế hoạch tiết kiệm lương hưu).

She owned the same make and model of gun used to kill her husband and was seen on surveillance camera footage driving to and from the culinary institute, court exhibits and court testimony showed.

Police never found the gun that killed Brophy. Prosecutors alleged Crampton Brophy swapped out the barrel of the gun used in the shooting and then discarded the barrel.

Defense attorneys said the gun parts were inspiration for Crampton Brophy's writing and suggested someone else might have killed Brophy during a robbery gone wrong. Crampton Brophy testified during the trial that her presence near the culinary school on the day of her husband's death was mere coincidence (trùng hợp, tình cờ) and that she had parked in the area to work on her writing...

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