Missouri woman gets life in prison in death of her husband

     POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) – A southeast Missouri woman has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2013 shooting death of her husband.

     The Poplar Bluff Daily American Republic reports that 51-year-old Victoria Lee Isaac of Puxico was sentenced Thursday. She pleaded guilty in November to second-degree murder and armed criminal action.

     Authorities say 43-year-old Chris Isaac was shot in the head 11 times while he was sleeping on a couch in 2013.

     Victoria Isaac’s attorney sought leniency, citing a history of mental health problems.


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