A jury found Michel Escoto (center) guilty of first degree murder in the death of his wife.  (Source: CBS4)

Guilty Verdict In Newlywed Murder Trial

A jury deliberated approximately two and a half hours before finding Michel Escoto guilty of first degree murder for the 2002 death of his wife Wendy Trapaga.


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Trial Continued Friday For Man Accused Of Murdering Newlywed Wife

Testimony resumed Friday in the case of a man prosecutors believe killed his newlywed wife to collect a $1 million life insurance policy.

CBS Miami–03/21/2014

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Husband On Trial For Alleged Murder Of Wife For $1 Million Insurance Policy

It has been said that a defendant who represents himself has a fool for a client. Nonetheless Michel Escoto is acting as his own attorney as he goes on trial in a case with the rest of his life on the line.

CBS Miami–03/20/2014