Former Texas minister convicted of killing wife

Matt Baker looks around the 19th District Courtroom while his mother Barbara stands near him, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, in Waco, Texas. Baker, 38, is on trial for the 2006 murder of his wife, Kari Baker. (AP Photo/ Waco Tribune Herald, Jerry Larson)

January 20, 2010 9:22:08 PM PST
A former Texas minister was convicted late Wednesday of slipping his wife sleeping pills, smothering her to death with a pillow and faking her suicide note so he could be with his mistress.