Skip to comments.Ex-Army sergeant convicted of capital murder in deaths of wife, officer faces possible execution
Posted on 09/26/2018 10:19:55 PM PDT by robowombat
Ex-Army sergeant convicted of capital murder in deaths of wife, rookie officerRonald Hamilton, 34, faces possible execution for the 2016 murders
MANASSAS, Va. An Army staff sergeant is facing possible execution after being convicted of capital murder in the deaths of his wife and a police officer who responded to the woman's 911 call.
A jury in Manassas returned guilty verdicts Wednesday on all counts against 34-year-old Ronald Hamilton of Woodbridge. He was charged in the 2016 shootings of his wife, Crystal, and officer Ashley Guindon, who was working her first shift after being sworn in.
Hamilton was also convicted of attempted capital murder for shooting and seriously injuring two other officers, David McKeown and Jesse Hempen.
Hamilton's lawyers acknowledged he was responsible but argued he lacked the premeditation required for capital murder.
News accounts indicate the jury will return Monday to hear evidence on whether Hamilton should receive a death sentence.
Where my wife graduated high school, even though she grew up in Philadelphia.
First, major hassan, dammit
I wouldnt count on it with NOVA liberals having overrun VA.
A hate crime .
What an awful story.
That is why I left.
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