Former Disney princess convicted of helping boyfriend cover up double murder

Rachel Mae Buffett, 31, was convicted Wednesday in Orange County, California.

Rachel Mae Buffett, 31, was convicted Wednesday in Orange County, California.

Rachel Mae Buffett, 31, was convicted Wednesday in Orange County, California.

A former Disneyland princess has been convicted of lying to police about her boyfriend's horrific double murder in a plan to steal money to fund her wedding and honeymoon.

Rachel Mae Buffett, 31, was convicted of murder after the fact on Wednesday by a jury in Orange County, California, in connection with the two murders in May 2010.

Her boyfriend, Daniel Patrick Wozniak, 34, was convicted in 2015 of the murders of Samuel Herr and Julie Kibishi and sentenced to death.

Prosecutors argued that Buffett had lied, evaded the questions and changed his story several times when police were investigating Wozniak for the killings, the Los Angeles Times reported.

A jury found that Buffett had lied to police while investigating his boyfriend in the double murder of two friends. She looks up at the trial earlier this month

A jury found that Buffett had lied to police while investigating his boyfriend in the double murder of two friends. She looks up at the trial earlier this month

A jury found that Buffett had lied to police while investigating his boyfriend in the double murder of two friends. She looks up at the trial earlier this month

The boyfriend Daniel Wozniak, 34, (left) was convicted of the murders and sentenced to death.

The boyfriend Daniel Wozniak, 34, (left) was convicted of the murders and sentenced to death.

The boyfriend Daniel Wozniak, 34, (left) was convicted of the murders and sentenced to death.

The grim plan was developed when Wozniak, a community theater actor, needed money to pay for his wedding with Buffett and his dream honeymoon, prosecutors said.

In the run-up to the killings, Google searches related to Wozniak's honeymoon, such as the "best all-inclusive sandals" began to include more ominous searches such as "fingerprint forgery," "strong shot" and "how hide a body, "the court heard.

Prosecutors said Wozniak shot Herr, an army veteran, with a shotgun at the Los Alamitos theater, and then dismembered the body in a plan to steal $ 62,000 in risk payment he had saved while serving in Afghanistan.

The plan took an even sicker turn when Wozniak brought 23-year-old Kibishi to Herr's house with his phone, and then shot and organized the scene to make it appear that Herr had raped and murdered the girl, and then fled.

Samuel Herr

Samuel Herr

Julie Kibishi

Julie Kibishi

Prosecutors say Wozniak killed Samuel Herr (left) to steal his money and then shot Julie Kibishi (right) to make police believe that Herr had raped her and killed her before fleeing.

The police tied Wozniak to the killings in a matter of days, when they caught him using Herr's ATM card.

The killer was arrested at his bachelor party in Huntington Beach.

Buffett has maintained that she was simply a pawn in Wozniak's scheme, telling NBC's Dateline: "I'm innocent and that's what hurts me most in this whole situation is that they're trying to say that I'm something I do not I'm & # 39;

At the trial, his lawyer argued that Buffett had been a "star witness" in the Wozniak trial, who offered "shipments". of incriminating evidence.

Buffet, a former actress and Disneyland princess, is arrested on Wednesday

Buffet, a former actress and Disneyland princess, is arrested on Wednesday

Buffet, a former actress and Disneyland princess, is arrested on Wednesday

In the end, the jury did not agree, returning a guilty verdict regarding the accessories after the fact.

Buffet, a former Disneyland actress and princess, was immediately arrested and faces up to three and a half years of sentencing.

She is being held at the Orange County Jail and will be sentenced on November 8.

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