An appeals court has upheld the murder conviction against a 57-year-old Ivanhoe man in the Jan. 3, 2007, shooting death of his estranged wife.
Robert Allen Dutton was convicted in the first-degree murder of his wife, 41-year-old Sandra, by a seven-man, five-woman jury in a Carroll County Circuit Court trial.
Dutton was also found guilty of burglary and use of a firearm. He was sentenced to two life terms plus three years in prison.
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