Missouri woman gets life in prison in death of her husband

8 months 20 hours 4 minutes ago Saturday, December 17 2016 Dec 17, 2016 Saturday, December 17, 2016 5:46:13 PM CST December 17, 2016 in News
By: The Associated Press

POPLAR BLUFF (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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