Stafford woman found guilty of killing husband

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STAFFORD, Kan. (KAKE) -

A Stafford, Kansas woman has been convicted of murder in the town's first homicide in more than 20 years. 

A jury on Friday convicted 36-year-old Misty Salem of one count of second-degree intentional murder in the death of her husband, 41-year-old Samuel Salem, the Kansas Attorney General's Office said  

Samuel Salem was killed in March of last year. Police were called to the couple's home in the 300 block of North Keystone to attend to a gunshot victim.

The first officer on scene made contact with a hysterical Misty Salem in the front yard. She told him where the weapon was. Another officer recovered the gun a short time later.

First responders found Samuel Salem on the living room floor with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sentencing is scheduled for August 25.

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