Ex-Pastor Awaiting Trial in First Wife's Death Is Convicted in Death of Second Wife

A former pastor who is awaiting trial in the death of his first wife was convicted today of killing his second wife. Arthur Schirmer, 64, a former associate pastor at Reeders United Methodist Church in northeast Pennsylvania, blamed the death of his second wife, Betty Schirmer, on a slow-speed car crash, and said his first wife fell down the stairs. But authorities ultimately charged him with killing both women. The verdict came after prosecutors argued in court that the former pastor hit...Full Story
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