Man found guilty of murder and arson in McKenzie Bridge

The jury deliberated for about three hours.

Posted: Nov 16, 2018 4:28 PM
Updated: Nov 16, 2018 4:31 PM

MCKENZIE BRIDGE, Ore. -- A man accused of killing a woman and setting a home on fire in McKenzie Bridge last year was found guilty Thursday afternoon following a jury trial.

Robert Connelly was found guilty of murder, arson and two counts of theft.

The body of Ronni Blair was found in the burned-out home in the 5600 block of Hall Road in January 2017.

The jury deliberated for about three hours.

Connelly’s sentencing is scheduled for Nov. 21.

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