UPDATE: Va. Beach woman sentenced for killing husband

UPDATE:  Va. Beach woman sentenced for killing husband

Credit: Va. Beach Police Dept.

Janeth O'Brien

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Posted on September 25, 2013 at 4:57 PM

Updated Wednesday, Sep 25 at 4:57 PM

UPDATE SEPT. 25, 2013: Janeth Katherine O’Brien was sentenced to 15 years in prison, with five years suspended, leaving ten years to serve for voluntary manslaughter and shooting in the commission of a felony. 

Witnesses testified that O'Brien often became violent when she drank alcohol and she had threatened to shoot Kiel with her gun before.

VIRGINIA BEACH -- A Va. Beach woman is charged with killing her husband.

Police say 24-year-old Janeth Katherine O’Brien shot Kiel John O'Brien following an argument in their Roosevelt Ave. home Sunday night.

Mr. O'Brien was found in the yard, but police say the 27-year-old was shot inside the home.

Mrs. O'Brien is charged with murder and use of a firearm.

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