Millionaire Murder Trial: Developer Bob Ward Killed Wife, Prosecutors Say, But Defense Calls Shooting Death an Accident

Millionaire developer James Robert "Bob" Ward shot his wife dead in a fit of rage in the bedroom of the Florida couple's mansion, prosecutors told a jury yesterday during opening statements in Ward's murder trial, while his defense characterized the death as a "tragic accident." "This case is about the fact that it was Bob Ward that shot her almost dead between the eyes," Assistant State Attorney Robin Wilkinson said in an Orange County, Florida, courthouse Thursday. The prosecution played a...Full Story
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