75-year-old Missouri woman gets life in prison for killing husband in Wyoming in 1970s

  • by: MEAD GRUVER , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 25, 2014 - 7:39 PM

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A judge in Wyoming sentenced a 75-year-old Missouri woman to life in prison on Monday for killing her husband with a rifle in the mid-1970s and throwing his body down the shaft of an abandoned gold mine, where it remained for nearly 40 years.

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