2009-03-19 / Local & State

Man Convicted In Wife's Electrocution

YORK, Pa. (AP) - A southcentral Pennsylvania man who maintained his wife's electrocution death was an accident has been convicted of third-degree murder and other offenses.

But a York County jury acquitted 38-year-old Toby Taylor on Thursday evening of the most serious charge of first-degree murder. District Attorney Stan Rebert says he will seek the maximum sentence of 20 to 40 years in prison for the Lower Windsor Township man.

In addition to third-degree murder, Taylor was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment in the Jan. 23, 2008 electrocution of 29- year-old Kirsten Taylor

Taylor had maintained he used an electric shock to stimulate his wife during sex.

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