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Isleworth millionaire convicted twice of killing wife to be sentenced

Bob Ward found guilty of killing wife in Isleworth

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ORLANDO, Fla. – Bob Ward, a millionaire convicted twice of killing his wife, will find out Wednesday morning how much time he will serve in prison for a manslaughter conviction.

Diane Ward died of a single gunshot wound to the head in the 2009 shooting inside their mansion. Bob Ward repeatedly said he shot his wife during a 911 call.

Ward was convicted of manslaughter during a February retrial.

Ward will be sentenced at a hearing Wednesday at 9 a.m. He faces 10 to 30 years in prison.

In 2011, Ward was convicted of second-degree murder and sentenced to 30 years in prison. An appeals court reversed the conviction last year, saying Ward's attorney did not properly object to evidence regarding his right to remain silent.

Ward served six years before the conviction was overturned.

 


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