Charles Capone Found Guilty of Killing His Estranged Wife Rachael Anderson

MOSCOW, ID -- UPDATE: Charles Capone has been found guilty of first degree murder for the death of his estranged wife, Rachael Anderson.

Rachael Anderson was last seen alive April 16, 2010 at Capone's auto repair shop in Moscow.

David Stone testified during the trial that he witnessed Capone strangle Anderson to death outside the auto repair shop and then helped him wrap up Anderson's body in a tarp, wrap it with chains and then dump it off the Red Wolf Crossing Bridge into the Snake River near Clarkston.

Despite several searches in the Snake River, Anderson's body has never been found.

Capone was also found guilty of two other charges, failure to notify a coroner or law enforcement officer of a death and conspiracy to commit failure to notify a coroner or law enforcement officer of a death.

Capone showed no emotion as the verdict was read.

There was no outburst from anyone in the court's gallery.

Many of Rachael Anderson's family members were seen texting just after the verdict was read.

The jury started deliberating just after 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

They were released at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday and returned at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday to continue deliberating.

It was announced at about 1:45 p.m. Wednesday that they had reached a verdict.

Capone has been convicted of several other crimes in the past, which will play a role in his sentencing.

Prior convictions include attempted armed robbery, theft, bank larceny, aggravated assault, burglary and felony possession of a firearm.

A sentencing hearing will be scheduled sometime next week to determine when Capone will be sentenced.

Judge Carl Kerrick told the court Capone will be sentenced sometime in the next two to three months.

He faces up to two life sentences.

For more information on the verdict and comments from Rachael Anderson's family, tune into KLEW News at 11:00 p.m. Wednesday.
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