Kleber Cordova is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday, July 24.
The Ecuadoran native in the 2008 drowning death of his wife, Eliana Torres. A jury of eight women and four men took approximately two hours to convict the Morristown man of the murder of Torres on May 8, 2008 in their Western Avenue apartment.
Cordova also was found guilty of child endangerment, witness tampering, tampering with evidence and hindering apprehension. One of the couple's daugthers, Kelly Cordova, was eight-years-old at the time of the murder and witnessed the incident.
The trial lasted about a month. Superior Court Judge David Ironson will hand out the sentencing, which is set to begin at 9 a.m. at the .
While the defense had argued Torres' death as "an accident with tragic consequences," prosecutors had said it was "almost a perfect murder," as Cordova had killed his wife in a rage after she told him she had been seeing another man and wanted to get a divorce.