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'Google Murder' Trial Nearing Conclusion

Update: Jurors late Tuesday found former computer consultant Robert Petrick guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of his wife.

Prosecutors have found more computer evidence in the trial of a computer consultant accused of killing his wife and dumping her body into a lake.

After resting their case, prosecutors requested and received permission Tuesday to present additional information to jurors deliberating the fate of Robert Petrick in North Carolina. Petrick is charged with first degree murder.

Authorities seized several computers from Petrick's home after concert cellist Janine Sutphen went missing in January 2003. They have used evidence retrieved from hard drives to make their case.

Among the more sensational things alleged in court were Internet histories on the hard drives showing Google searches for the words neck, snap, break and hold, a record of instruction on "22 Ways to Kill a Man With Your Bare Hands" and research into the underwater topography of the Raleigh-area lake where Sutphen's decomposed body was found.

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