Man convicted in 2015 Isle of Wight murder gets 33 years

Eric Saub Outside Court

ISLE OF WIGHT,  Va. (WAVY) — A man convicted in a 2015 Isle of Wight County murder is facing more than three decades in prison.

A jury convicted Eric Saub of second-degree murder for the death of Jean Marie Smith. Saub, who had long professed his innocence, represented himself in the trial.

Saub got 30 years for second-degree murder and three years for use of a firearm in the commission of a felony — which is what jurors had recommended.

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