Former Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Murdering Wife, and More

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Welcome to Courthouse Update, a weekly rundown of goings-on at the Maricopa County Superior Court.

This week, a former corrections officer pleads guilty to murdering his wife, and more:

  • Corrections officer guilty of murder

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    Anthony Rinaldi, a former Arizona Department of Corrections officer, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and disorderly conduct in the 2011 murder of his wife. According to court documents, Rinaldi then 26, said he "snapped" as the two were arguing, and that his "military training kicked in" before he shot his wife. The couple had two children. Rinaldi's sentencing is scheduled for November 26.

    See also: Former DOC Officer Anthony Rinaldi Says He "Snapped" Before Shooting Wife

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