LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the conviction of woman and her father in beating death of Irish businessman in North Carolina (all times local):

1:50 p.m.

The wife of an Irish businessman and her father have been sentenced to between 20 and 25 years in prison for in her husband's death.

A North Carolina jury on Wednesday found 33-year-old Molly Corbett and her father, 67-year-old James Martens, guilty of second-degree murder in a court in Lexington.

Thirty-nine-year-old Jason Corbett was found beaten to death in their home in a golf course community in Davidson County in 2015.

Defense attorneys said the woman and her father acted in self-defense during a struggle with her husband.

Jason Corbett, a native of Ireland, met Molly Corbett in 2008 when she worked as an au pair for the two children from his first marriage.

Prosecutors said Molly Corbett may have wanted to adopt the children and collect on a life insurance policy.

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12:40 p.m.

The wife of an Irish businessman and her father have been convicted of second-degree murder in her husband's death.

Media outlets report Wednesday that a North Carolina jury found Molly Corbett and her father, Thomas Martens, both guilty of second-degree murder.

Thirty-nine-year-old Jason Corbett was found beaten to death in 2015 at their home in a golf course community in Davidson County.

Defense attorneys have said that the two were acting in self-defense and that they feared for their lives during a struggle with the husband.

They face 12 or more years in prison at sentencing.

Jason Corbett was a native of Ireland who met Molly Corbett in 2008 when she worked as an au pair for two children from his first marriage.