Phil Spector gets 19 years to life for murder of actress
Legendary music producer Phil Spector guilty of murder
Music producer Phil Spector found guilty in murder retrial
Phil Spector is an American record producer, musician, and songwriter. In February 2003, actress Lana Clarkson was found dead in his mansion. Spector’s limousine driver, who had been waiting in the car, reported hearing a gunshot and then seeing Spector exit the mansion via the back door. Phil Spector was quoted in affidavits as saying “I think I just shot her.” After a mistrial and subsequent second trial, he was sentenced six years later to 19 years to life in the California state prison system.