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Man guilty of fatally shooting wife

Mna gunned down in public park
Posted at 8:23 PM, Dec 19, 2012

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) -- A Pensacola man has been convicted of killing his wife.

An Escambia County jury found 51-year-old James Thompson guilty of second-degree murder Wednesday. He faces life in prison at his February sentencing.

Authorities say Thompson shot 46-year-old Bobbi Thompson in the face during a fight near their home in October 2001. The Pensacola News Journal reports that the wife died at the scene, and James Thompson later confessed to detectives.