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Guilty: Shayna Hubers Convicted Again of Killing Ryan Poston

Shayna Hubers was convicted again Tuesday night in the shooting death of her former boyfriend Ryan Poston.

Hubers shot and killed Poston in his Highland Heights home six years ago.

She was previously convicted on a murder charge and sentenced to 40 years in prison, but the verdict and sentence were thrown out after it was revealed that a Campbell County juror was ineligible to serve because he was a convicted felon.

A new jury in Newport on Tuesday deliberated for under six hours before returning a guilty verdict.

The Poston family released a statement to the media shortly afterwards:

Today we embrace justice, and yet we do not feel joy. It has been six long and heartbreaking years without our beloved Ryan. 

The Poston and Carter families are eternally grateful for the hard work and dedication to justice of Campbell County Commonwealth Attorney Michelle Snodgrass, Assistant Campbell County Commonwealth Attorneys Sheryl Heeters and Kyle Burns, Police Chief Bill Birkenhauer, Officer Dave Fornash and Sergeant Nick Love of the Highland Heights Police Department, and their staffs -- all of whom are dedicated public servants in the truest sense. 

Those who love Ryan now move forward with the integrity, dignity, and kindness that Ryan exemplified throughout his life.

Hubers will hear her recommended sentence from the jury on Wednesday.

-Michael Monks, editor & publisher