Man sentenced to life in prison in nursing home shooting

Man sentenced to life in prison in nursing home shooting

CANTON, OH (WOIO) - The jury reached a guilty verdict Friday morning in Dragan Sekulic's murder trial. A couple of hours later he was sentenced to life in prison.

Sekulic was convicted of shooting and killing his ex-wife, Zeljika Sekulic, outside her workplace in Canton at The Astoria Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitative facility on Dec. 9.

The jury began deliberating Thursday afternoon.

Dragan testified in his own defense and admitted to the shooting.

He was out on bond at the time, because several weeks before the murder, he allegedly forced his wife's car off the road and into a ditch.

The couple has two young children.

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