Sentencing rescheduled for doctor found guilty of estranged wife’s murder

Sentencing rescheduled for doctor found guilty of estranged wife’s murder

HARRISBURG, Ill. (KFVS) - A sentencing hearing for Brian Burns was rescheduled.

Burns was found guilty for one count of murder.

He was scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday, February 11 in a Saline County courtroom, but that was rescheduled because the state didn’t get the right paperwork to release him from the Illinois Department of Corrections.

His sentencing was rescheduled for March 31 at 1 p.m.

Burns was originally accused of shooting his estranged wife, burning her body and then spreading the ashes in 2016.

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