Jury convicts Toronto man who slashed throat, stabbed wife
A Toronto man who stabbed his wife and slashed her throat four years ago was found guilty of second-degree murder on Sunday. Peer Khairi, 65, sobbed quietly with his head down when the verdict was read in court, days after the jury first began its deliberations last Thursday.
His wife, Randjida Khairi, died in March 2008. She was 53 years old.
Assistant Crown Attorney Robert Kenny said the jury heard four weeks of evidence during the trial, including three days of testimony from Khairi himself.
"We’re very happy with all the hard work that the jury went through and with the way the evidence came out," he told reporters outside court on Sunday. (continue reading...)