Dr. Robert Neulander found guilty of killing his wife and tampering with evidence: Syracuse, NY - Dr. Robert Neulander has just been found guilty in the 2012 death of his wife. A jury of six men and six women found Neulander guilty in the Sept. 17, 2012 death of his wife, Leslie, 61, in their DeWitt home. The jury deliberated for 18 hours over four days. Dr. Neulander faces 25 years to life in prison. His sentence will be decided by County Court Judge Thomas J. Miller. He was accused of killing his wife and then attempting to cover the death up as an accident in the shower. He was found guilty of second-degree murder and tampering with physical evidence.