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Colorado Man Convicted of Killing Wife on Fatal Anniversary Hike

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    Colorado Man Convicted of Killing Wife on Fatal Anniversary Hike
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    Paula Bertolet, front left, walks with her husband Barry Bertolet before a news conference regarding a verdict for the death of Barry Bertolet's sister, Toni Henthorn, outside federal court Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, in Denver. A federal jury convicted Toni Henthorn's husband, Harold Henthorn, of murder for pushing his wife to her death off a cliff in a remote part of Rocky Mountain National Park as they hiked to celebrate their wedding anniversary in 2012.

    A federal jury on Monday convicted Harold Henthorn of murder for pushing his wife off a cliff as they hiked at a Colorado national park on their wedding anniversary.

    The jury came back with a verdict in about 10 hours, finding the 59-year-old guilty of first-degree-murder.

    His wife, Toni, fell about 130 feet off a cliff in a remote area where the two had been hiking on Sept. 29, 2012. It was their 12th wedding anniversary.

    Henthorn told police his wife wanted to take a photo of the view and said her fall was an accident.