Preacher's wife guilty in husband's death

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  1. drippy

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    My cousin got six years for involuntary manslaughter. It's not the same thing as murder. This preacher's wife was retalitating against an abusive husband.

    edit: Not a lot of evidence she was abused. Making your broad dress up in bed isn't abuse, it's cheating prevention.
     
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    The guilty verdict was for voluntary manslaughter as I understand it. No difference in sentencing?
     
  4. Jux

    Jux Please, call me Steve. Veteran

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    I'm guessing that the prosecution didn't think they could put up enough of a fight against the abuse history testimony to get first degree murder. I'm surprised the manslaugter charge doesn't carry a longer max sentence, though.
     
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    Sentencing guidelines are state-specific, correct? Manslaughter and murder would have different sentences, as murder is the more severe conviction.
     
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    Yes?

    I dunno, I figured y'all are the smartie pants when it comes to this stuff.
     
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    Its crap like this that makes a lot of those real abusive cases difficult to call.

    That’s abuse to get killed over... I may need to re-think my trip to the adult video store.
     
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    It does seem light since she shot him in the back while sleeping if I heard the story right. Guess she should've waited until he kicked her in the face again.

    Thing that disturbed me the most is when she said he covered the kids mouth and pinched their nose to stop them from crying. Who knows if it's all true though.
     
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    I wholeheartedly feel like she got what she deserved. If that behavior was actually going on, she should have called the police or something. That is no excuse to kill someone.
     
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    I hear that. How many times do we hear some murderer claim stuff about who they killed? Oh yeah, I'll trust you. Ya know, being a murderer and all.
     
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    You're right, sexual abuse is no big deal. Hell, we should all do it!
     
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    All of this happened no less than 10 miles from my house.
     
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    She got off easy imo.
     
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    I thought I read that she shot him while he was trying to suffocate their baby with a plastic bag. I felt he deserved it at that point, and she should get off.

    However, if she shot him while he was sleeping like you say, then she got off WAY too light.
     

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