WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - An ex-Florida Atlantic University cop was found guilty of first degree murder and kidnapping for the shooting death of 29-year-old Sheri Carter.
The verdict in the case was reached in a jury trial in a Palm Beach County courtroom Thursday afternoon. Jimmy Dac Ho could now faces a life sentence for the January 2011 incident that involved a murder of a Boynton Beach escort.
Police say Ho has given differing versions of what led to the shooting, claiming self defense and fear of robbery.
Ho told detectives he handcuffed the woman and then shot her in a struggle with a .38-caliber pistol.