Bob Bashara said his attorneys failed to follow his suggestions for witnesses to be called and points to argue. He said he was told "they had this."
He is sharing a cell and will get a minimal amount of time outside of it.
Jury foreman Bill Mahney and juror No. 16 Regis Johnson said the jury was attentive, emotional and worked through the three months of evidence presented to them.
The case began Jan. 24, 2012 when Bob Bashara reported his wife Jane missing about 11 p.m. that Tuesday.
The murder of Jane Bashara shocked her many friends in the Grosse Pointes. They couldn't believe such a shocking crime had touched their tranquil neighborhoods and taken such a vibrant member of the community.
Bob Bashara has been found guilty of murdering his wife Jane Bashara, and other charges including obstruction of justice and witness intimidation.
Jane Bashara's mother says she is feeling a little bit of everything.
A Detroit-area man has been sentenced to ...
Judge Vonda Evans said Friday she does not expect the jury to reach a verdict in the murder trial against Bob Bashara until "maybe" Wednesday.
The prosecution said the life he created revolved around "Master Bob."
The goal for both sides is to make sure the key pieces of testimony are highlighted.
Bob Bashara informed the judge he did not want to take the stand in his own defense.