A Stevens County retired pastor has been convicted of killing his wife by shooting her ten times in 2009 after she told him she was leaving him.

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A Stevens County retired pastor has been convicted of killing his wife by shooting her ten times in 2009 after she told him she was leaving him.

The Spokesman Review reports (http://bit.ly/H67c7p) that a jury convicted 70-year-old Craig R. Cosby of first-degree murder on Friday for killing 53-year-old Susan M. Cosby.

Sentencing has been set for April 17. With the conviction, Cosby faces a minimum of 25 years and up to life in prison.

Cosby was arrested in the front yard of his home in Marcus, a small town along the Columbia River in northern Stevens County. Investigators say Cosby shot his wife with 10 bullets from a .40-caliber handgun.