A jury in San Juan County Superior Court found Kevin Patrick Taylor, 55, of San Juan Island guilty Friday, May 31, 2019 of one count of second-degree murder of his wife Julie Ann Taylor. She was bludgeoned about the head with a rifle barrel Labor Day weekend 2016.
Judge Don Eaton set bail at $1 million. Prosecutor Randy Gaylord asked for a high bail due to the brutality of the crime.
Sentencing is set for July 8, 2019.
UPDATED: $1 million bail set for husband accused of killing wife - Sept. 6, 2016
Formal charges filed against Kevin Taylor - Sept. 12, 2016
New date set for Taylor trial - June 7, 2017