Man Convicted of Killing Wife on Day She Filed for Divorce

James Robarge had testified that he didn't kill Kelly Robarge


A jury in New Hampshire has convicted a man of killing his 42-year-old and dumping her body in the woods on the day she filed for divorce.

James Robarge of Saxtons River, Vermont, denied killing Kelly Robarge, but the Sullivan County Superior Court jury convicted him Wednesday of second-degree murder.

Kelly Robarge filed for divorce after more than 20 years of marriage on June 27, 2013 - the day she disappeared from her Charlestown, New Hampshire, home. She texted a friend that her husband was at the house and that she was going to tell him about the divorce filing.

Her badly decomposed body was found 10 days later in Unity.

The 45-year-old Robarge faces up to life in prison with the chance of parole.

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