Transcript for 'Shield' Actor Found Guilty of 2nd-Degree Murder in Wife's Death
We met her and I after are. My fellow anti gay. Yeah yeah murder it okay it took the jury of six men and six women just about two hours to reach a verdict finding the 53 year old former actor of the shield guilty of second degree murder. In the 2014 fatal shooting of his wife April. It happened in their Hyde Park home with their two young sons in the house. Jurors also found true that chased personally and intentionally used a firearm. A special allegation that could add 25 years to life to his sentence it was definitely murder and the right outcome tapped it in closing arguments Friday prosecutor to not in the Kai elf told jurors chase was obsessed with his wife who was trying to leave him amid allegations she had been unfaithful. While Mikhail argued Jason had planned the murder the defense countered it was not premeditated. That chase was trying to save his marriage but in that confrontation he snapped is really hard to come up words for when you when you. Some which have done and have to deal with the consequences but. He understands second degree and his victim was it wasn't. The verdict comes just days after critical testimony by Chase's ten year old son who recounted hearing his father tell his mother. If you'd like running run to heaven. Before shooting her in the late. It's time I have to see this face even if it's from behind it's really depressed. In court today April jays his twenty year old son from her first marriage telling us he's happy with the second degree murder verdict finally. He's he's getting convicted only its roots. Less of a very.
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