Music producer Phil Spector
has been found guilty of second-degree murder after a six month retrial in Los Angeles.
Jurors, who were handed the case on March 26, reached a verdict at Los Angeles Superior Court early on Monday, and ruled the mogul shot and killed actress Lana Clarkson
in the foyer of his Alhambra, California mansion in February, 2003.
Spector and his defence team maintained depressed Clarkson shot herself.
Throughout the trial, prosecutors depicted the producer as a sadistic misogynist.
The 69 year old behind classic hits by Tina Turner
, the Beatles
and the Ramones
now faces at least 18 years behind bars.
Spector was in court for the verdict. A sentencing date has still to be set.
Spector's first trial ended in 2007 with a jury deadlock
. The majority favored conviction.
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