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Rose Chase found guilty of second-degree murder

Canandaigua, N.Y. - An Ontario County woman charged with dismembering and burning her husbands body was found guilty on all counts Friday afternoon.

Rose Chase was convicted of second-degree murder, tampering with evidence and endangering the welfare of a child in connection with the death of her husband, Adam.

Police said she pushed him down the basement stairs during an argument at their home in June 2012. He died from the fall.

Prosecutors said she hid his body in the basement and then moved it to her mother's property in Yates County, where she burned the remains. They were discovered six months later.

Chase faces life in prison.

13WHAMs Evan White is in the Ontario County courtroom. He will have live reports tonight on 13WHAM News at 5 & 6.

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