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Guilty Verdict in Janet Hauser Murder Trial

Posted July 11, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— A verdict of guilty on all counts was handed down Friday afternoon inside a Raleigh courtroom. Leroy Mann has been convicted of the kidnapping and murder of Janet Hauser.

He threw her body off of the Falls Lake Bridge. The verdict came just one day into jury deliberations.

The sentencing phase of the trial begins Monday. Mann could face the death penalty.