Jury returns verdict in Spencer Co. murder trial

Jury returns verdict in Spencer Co. murder trial

SPENCER CO., Ind. (WFIE) - Court officials say the jury deliberated for about two hours in the trial of a man accused of killing a woman last year in Spencer County.

They say Alan Bennett has been found guilty of murder.

According to Indiana State Police, Bennett fatally shot 64-year old Linda Bowman during a domestic dispute in their Grandview home and then shot himself.

Bennett spent some time in the hospital before going to jail.

The trial lasted more than two weeks.

Sentencing is set for Oct. 13.

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