Jurors found a Utah woman guilty of murder Thursday for aiding her husband as he killed two Northern California sheriff’s deputies in 2014.
The Sacramento County jury convicted Janelle Monroy Thursday of 10 charges including murder, attempted murder and carjacking, attempted carjacking, and possessing an assault rifle. They rejected her argument that she feared Luis Bracamontes would have killed her if she didn’t help him.
She faces a possible life sentence when she is sentenced March 23, reports the Associated Press.
Prosecutors said she willingly moved Bracamontes’ rifle from vehicle to stolen vehicle after he killed Sacramento County Deputy Danny Oliver and before he killed Placer County Detective Michael Davis Jr. hours later.
Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for Bracamontes after he was convicted by a separate jury.
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