The jury said Christopher Hanney is guilty of beating his wife and setting her and their house on fire.
Christopher Hanney was found guilty on all three charges: attempted murder, arson and aggravated battery and he faces life in prison.
Audrey Mabrey, Hanney’s wife, testified on Tuesday that he came after her with a knife, tried to rape her, hit her over the head with a hammer and then set her on fire after she returned home from a jog in 2009.
In closing arguments, attorneys on both sides tried proving their case before jurors began deliberating.
Hanney, a former New York City detective, told jurors he was the victim and that it was his wife was the one who threatened him. He Mabry and a masked man tied up and attacked him and threatend to shoot him.
Hanney told jurors Wednesday his wallet was stolen in the attack and a deputy took the stand and said they actually removed his wallet from his pants to identify him.
Mabrey had also testified about a letter he sent her from jail saying he was sorry for what happened.