In re-trial, jury swiftly convicts 'jilted lover' and rocket hobbyist of fatally bombing ex-girlfriend
The first trial was 10 weeks and ended with a deadlocked jury after eight days of deliberation. This trial was three weeks and ended in guilty verdicts after 90 minutes.
A federal jury in Los Angeles on Wednesday deliberated about 90 minutes before convicting a man of killing his ex-girlfriend in a bombing at her day spa in Orange County five years ago.
The quick verdict came nearly one year after a different jury deadlocked on Stephen William Beal’s four char…