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DENVER (AP) — A Colorado woman has been convicted of poisoning her father and encasing his body in concrete in a crawl space under his home.
The Denver Post reports 45-year-old Dayna Michele Jennings was convicted Monday of first-degree murder and tampering with a human body.
The body of 69-year-old William Mussack was found by investigators at the suburban Denver home in January 2018, about a month after family and friends stopped hearing from him.
Authorities say Mussack’s son told police his father sent a text message on Dec. 7 saying Jennings had “drugged” him.
An autopsy determined Mussack was poisoned by acepromazine, an animal tranquilizer.
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Police say Jennings told investigators she poured the concrete into the crawlspace, where the remains were found.
Jennings is scheduled to be sentenced in August.
Information from: The Denver Post, http://www.denverpost.com
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