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Phil Spector: The mad genius of rock ‘n’ roll

May 29, 2009, Phil Spector was sentenced for the murder of fading starlet Lana Clarkson, who had been found In the home of the famous record producer in 2003 slumped over a chair with a single gunshot wound to her mouth.

Today in Crime History: Phil Spector found guilty of murder

On April 13, 2009, the jury rendered a verdict in Phil Spector’s second trial for the murder of Lana Clarkson. The Mad Genius of Rock ‘n’ Roll was convicted and immediately taken into custody. A look back at the first trial in photos.

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