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Not guilty is the verdict in the so called spray -- murder trial.
The jury took just a few hours to quit a man who was accused of choking to death his own wife.
I'm mark on him any attention to plan clap hands off.
That -- is not he didn't come all plumbers are not eight team.
We heard the gasps up in there as the defendant's family reacted to the verdict coming five years after the wife's death.
Happened near Miami in 2007.
The case made national headlines with a sensational defense.
The husband's lawyers at first claimed an allergic reaction to spray -- killed his wife.
But once the trial got going they told a jury a whole different story that she died of an undiagnosed heart condition.
Seems to have worked.
Attorneys explain her bruised body by saying she'd fallen onto this magazine rack.
That's where the husband city founder.
He broke down in court as the jury heard his call to 911.
-- -- -- yeah.
Prosecutors say that desperate call was all an act.
But they didn't win a conviction.
Phil Keating with a -- is live from Miami's metro justice building as the defendant -- anything about this verdict yet.
Adam Kaufmann and won -- said he is ecstatic.
And -- tell you the very large and supportive extended family of Adam Kaufmann.
Are out celebrating tonight you saw the reaction there -- the courtroom as the not guilty of second degree murder verdict was read.
Of course Adam -- faced the possibility of life in prison in the death of his wife -- who died.
Under very unusual circumstances and -- seven and down the hallway tonight instead Adam Kaufmann says the verdict tonight is for -- And not a day goes by that I don't think about it.
And she's here she's she's she was watching over -- and she can finally rest in peace.
Now she palm rest in peace.
Adam -- raising -- by himself and generally will support the two children he had with -- a nine year old daughter and a central board -- said.
After they celebrate with the attorneys that straight home to give those kids are real big.
You know and quite frankly the good money was on this case going the other way I'm curious to hear from the jury any case of what the deciding factor was for them this verdict.
Unfortunately shot the jurors in single file just walked right pass all of us in the hallway not saying a word.
What are the defense attorneys -- -- speculated that.
He thought there was so much reasonable doubt.
With the fact that the defense team was able to put on.
Real possible medical explanations as to how -- -- Kaufman died that it was not necessarily strangulation.
But it could have been this undiagnosed medical condition.
And in the ends Adam Kaufmann told me today -- a good strong feeling and -- this jury agreed he did not commit this crime Bill Keating in Miami Phil thanks Kevin Costner's --
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