John Wise, man found guilty of shooting wife in Akron hospital, to be sentenced Friday

AKRON, Ohio - The man accused of shooting his wife as she lay in an Akron hospital bed will learn his fate Friday.

John Wise, 68, will appear in front of Judge Rowlands for his sentencing at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13.

Wise faced multiple counts, including aggravated murder, for the death of his wife of 45 years, Barbara Wise.

He's been convicted of aggravated murder, murder and felonious assault.

Wise admitted on the stand on Thursday that he "lost it" and shot his wife in the head inside the Neurointensive Care Unit at Akron General Medical Center in August of 2012.

His attorney argued not guilty by reason of insanity.

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