Man Found Guilty of Killing Wife in Front of Children

Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 8:39pm

LAS CRUCES — A Las Cruces man is headed to prison for killing his wife in front of three young children.

A jury today delivered a guilty verdict in the trial of Horace Solomon. The 40-year-old broke into his estranged wife's home in 2010 and beat her before repeatedly stabbing her with a kitchen knife.

Jenny Bates died in front of three young children two of them her own. Solomon made the kids watch as he killed the 35-year-old.

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