Verdict announced in Barnhill murder
POSTED: Friday, October 2, 2009 - 12:02pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 12:03pm
TYLER— Thursday, Kyle Barnhill was found guilty of murdering his wife Melissa. The Jury took less than an hour to deliver the verdict. The sentencing phase of the trial will now be underway.
During the trial, Mr. Barnhill took the stand and admitted to killing his wife saying the evidence was "ironclad and irrefutable." While on the stand for 45 minutes, Barnhill explained the incident and what led up to the shooting.
Mr. Barnhill faces up to 99 years in prison.