- Associated Press - Friday, April 1, 2016

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A Wichita man has been found guilty of first-degree premeditated murder in the shooting death of his wife at their home.

Thirty-two-year-old Derek Campbell was convicted Thursday in the death of Rebecca Campbell. Authorities say officers found her dead in the living room on April 8, 2015.

Campbell testified that his wife was shot when he emptied his revolver then fired the gun, not knowing the chamber still contained a live round. He said that his wife was leaning over to plug in a cellphone when she was struck in the head.

Campbell is scheduled to be sentenced May 19. He faces a sentence of life in prison.

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