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Man found guilty in girlfriend's murder


A jury in Allamakee County found Christopher Thompson guilty of second degree murder on Friday morning.

Thompson was accused of shooting 40-year-old Angela Gabel in the head after a domestic dispute on Oct. 2, 2010.

When police first responded to the call, Gabel was found dead inside her car, and Thompson retreated into the house with his and Gabel's infant.  After a standoff, Thompson surrendered to police.

Gabel and Thompson's child was last reported to be living with family members.

Thompson is being held in the Allamakee County Jail.  His sentencing will be on Jan. 18.

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