ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Patrick Evans, a former Jabil executive in St. Petersburg, was sentenced to death for the murders of his estranged wife and her lover.
The jury recommended death for Evans last November after he was convicted on two counts of first degree murder for killing his estranged wife, Elizabeth Evans, and her boyfriend, Gerry Taylor, at their home in 2008.
A 911 tape was key in the state's case.
Prosecutors said Evans could be heard shouting at the couple before pulling the trigger.
Evans testified in his own defense and denied it was his voice on the recordings.
Ultimately, the jury voted 9-3 for the death penalty in the murder of Elizabeth Evans and 8-4 for death in the murder of Gerry Taylor.
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