Thursday, October 24, 2013

Alzheimer's Patient, 71, Gets Six Months for Murder

A 71-year-old Alzheimer's patient has been sentenced to six months in prison in Houston, Texas, after confessing to murdering her husband 30 years ago.

The short sentence angered the victim's family, who believed it was too lenient, but given her confession, deteriorating health and a lack of other evidence, lawyers agreed to a plea deal.

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