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Man found guilty of all counts in Lake County Love Triangle trial

Kevin Knoefel in the Lake County courthouse. Kevin Knoefel in the Lake County courthouse.
LAKE COUNTY, OH (WOIO) -

The verdict is in for the Lake County Love Triangle trial.

After about nine and a half hours of deliberating, the jury reached a verdict in the case. A jury of seven men and five women found Kevin Knoefel guilty of all 11 counts against him, including sexual battery and conspiracy to commit aggravated murder.

Knoefel was accused of persuading his foster-daughter, Sabrina Zunich, to kill his wife, Lisa, in November 2012 at their Willoughby Hills home. Prosecutors said he and Zunich were having an affair.

Zunich admitted to the murder and testified for the prosecution. She has not yet been charged, but after her testimony, as part of the plea deal, she'll be sentenced to 30-years in  prison. 

Knoefel never took the stand.

Lisa's sister had no comment.

Lisa's ex-husband said that justice has been served. 

Knoefel remained emotionless as the jury read the verdict. 

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