NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan jury has convicted an ex-convict of killing his wife in the hair salon where she worked.

Michael Kenny was convicted of second-degree murder and aggravated criminal contempt for the fatal stabbing of his wife, Denise Kenny, on March 10, 2011. He is expected to be sentenced March 28.

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Prosecutors said the 44-year-old Michael Kenny got a haircut and a shave from his 40-year-old wife at her salon, then stabbed her to death in a bathroom.

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They said he then stole $800 from the salon’s cash register and fled. He was arrested the next day near Millersville, Md. after leading police on a 5-mile chase.

Kenny had a record of attempted robbery and robbery convictions dating to 1990. He could face up to life in prison.

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