Man's 1st-degree murder trial in wife's death winds down
Crown expected to call final witness in Wayne Paul Eisnor's trial Wednesday
The first degree murder trial of a man accused of gunning down his estranged wife is winding down.
Wayne Paul Eisnor allegedly shot Tina Mae Eisnor, in the parking lot of a New Germany, N.S. grocery store in June 2010. She was shot once in the head and died at the scene.
Eisnor also suffered a gunshot wound and claims to have no memory of the incident.
Last month, Eisnor was deemed fit to stand trial in the shooting death of his wife.
The crown is expected to call its final witness Wednesday morning. After that, Nova Scotia Supreme Court Justice Glen McDougall will briefly adjourn the trial to allow Eisnor's lawyer, Roger Burrill, time to consider whether he will call evidence.
As McDougall said to the 13-member jury, there's no obligation for the defence to call anyone — the burden of proof rests with the Crown.
The jury could begin deliberations early next week.
- Tina Mae Eisnor died in June 2010. An earlier version of this article said she died in August 2010.Sep 13, 2013 4:26 PM AT