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Man convicted of murdering wife in Torrance cold case

October 24, 2012 |  7:30 pm

A 59-year-old man was found guilty Wednesday of murdering his wife more than 30 years ago at their Torrance home. Michael Lubahn Clark

Michael Lubahn Clark last week told jurors that his wife, Carol Lubahn, had disappeared after they had quarreled over selling their house. Her body was never found.

At the Torrance courthouse Wednesday, the jury deliberated for more than four hours before finding Clark guilty of second-degree murder, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said.

Clark is scheduled to be sentenced on Dec. 12. He faces a maximum sentence of 15 years to life in state prison.

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Photo: Michael Lubahn Clark. Credit: Torrance Police Department
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