Woman Gets 18 Years for Killing Husband

1 decade 9 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, August 07 2007 Aug 7, 2007 Tuesday, August 07, 2007 3:08:11 AM CDT August 07, 2007 in News
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CLAYTON (AP) - A St. Louis County woman is sentenced to 18 years in prison in the killing of her husband as part of an effort to collect $1 million in life insurance. 45-year-old Connie Raybourn was sentenced yesterday on charges of second-degree murder and armed criminal action. Authorities say Mike Raybourn filed for divorce after his wife allegedly pointed a gun at him in 2003. Prosecutors say that in January of 2005, just as the couple was to have a divorce settlement notarized, Connie Raybourn invited him to her condo, shot him in the chest, then claimed self-defense.

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