Jodi Arias found guilty of murdering ex-boyfriend

After three days of deliberating, a jury Wednesday found Jodi Arias guilty of murder in the June 2008 death of her one-time boyfriend.  

The 32-year-old Arias was charged with first-degree murder of Travis Alexander at his suburban Phoenix home.  He was shot in the head and stabbed and slashed nearly 30 times.  
 
Prosecutors say Arias planned the attack in a jealous rage.
 
Arias initially denied involvement, then blamed it on two masked intruders.  Two years after her arrest, she said she killed Alexander in self-defense.
 
Testimony in the case began in early January, and Arias spent 18 days on the witness stand beginning in early February.
 
The trial has been a made-for-the-tabloids drama, garnering daily coverage by the cable news networks, with details of a salacious relationship that ended in a bloody killing.
 
Sentencing will begin tomorrow.

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