Comments for: Judge rejects insanity defense in decapitation trial; Portland man convicted of murder

Posted Feb. 04, 2011, at 12:56 p.m.
Last modified Feb. 05, 2011, at 6:35 a.m.

PORTLAND | A Portland man who strangled his girlfriend, cut off her head and set her body on fire was convicted Friday of murder and arson by a judge who rejected the defendant’s insanity defense. Defendant Chad Gurney knew what he was doing when he killed Zoe Sarnacki and …

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