Morristown man found guilty in wife's drowning

MORRISTOWN - A jury has found Kleber Cordova, of Morristown, guilty in the 2008 murder of his wife, Eliana Torres.

Torres was found dead in a bathtub in their apartment in May 2008.

The couple's daughter testified at the trial. She testified against her dad tearfully, telling the jury she watched her mother as she was drowned in the bathtub. The daughter was 8 years old at the time of the murder.

Cordova was found guilty on all counts of murder, child endangerment, witness tampering, tampering with evidence and hindering apprehension.

Sentencing is scheduled for May 25.

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