Jury: Woman Guilty of Murdering Husband With Vehicle
POSTED: Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 6:48pm
UPDATED: Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 7:03pm
EL PASO — The jury found 31-year-old Laura Juarez guilty of murder Thursday. Sentencing was scheduled to begin Friday morning, facing five to 99 years behind bars and a fine up to $10 thousand.
Juarez was charged with hitting and killing her husband with her car last February.
Authorities investigating the incident said that Juarez and her husband Salvador Juarez were fighting when he left the apartment walking.
According to police, Laura drove their vehicle and found her husband near the entrance of the apartment.
Police say the woman struck Salvador with the vehicle, then took him back to their apartment where he died.