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A Virginia man was convicted of murder and now faces life in prison for strangling his wife with his hands and pajama bottoms.
After a week-long bank trial, a judge on Friday convicted 42-year-old William Khine of the 2017 murder of 39-year-old Khin Shwe, the Norfolk Virginian pilot said. Attorneys for both sides of the case agreed that Circuit Court Judge Rufus Banks Jr. would deliver the case in lieu of a jury, which Virginia law allows. Sentencing is scheduled for June 15.
Prosecutors argued during the trial that Shwe’s murder was intentional and deliberate. Khine’s public defenders said that he was legally insane at the time of the murder and that Banks should not have convicted him of insanity.
Police found Shwe’s body at the couple’s Chesapeake home on March 10, 2017
Police found Shwe’s body at the couple’s Chesapeake home on March 10, 2017. Khine called emergency services and said he and his wife had a fight and that “someone in his head” told him the murder, according to search affidavits. order. Prosecutor David Mick claimed that Khine killed his wife because Shwe was about to divorce him. The killing was not spontaneous or impulsive, he said.
A court-appointed forensic expert said Khine was suffering from acute psychosis at the time of the murder.
Khine is originally from Myanmar and has lived in the United States for two decades. The interpreters translated the legal proceedings for him.