AVOCA, Iowa — An Iowa man has been found guilty a second time of killing a woman at his western Iowa home in 2014.
The Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil reports that a judge issued the verdict Friday against Robert Reynolds. He faces up to 50 years in prison when he’s sentenced Dec. 13 for the second-degree murder conviction.
Reynolds was first convicted three years ago of first-degree murder for the April 2014 of killing 64-year-old Patricia Kinkade-Dorsey after a night of drinking at his and his wife’s Oakland home. Kinkade-Dorsey was a friend of his wife’s.
The Iowa Appeals Court later ordered a new trial, ruling that the trial judge erroneously changed the first trial’s location.
Reynolds had claimed he hallucinated while intoxicated and thought Kinkaid-Dorsey was a demon when he shot her.
Information from: The Daily Nonpareil, http://www.nonpareilonline.com