ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT:

VA Code 18.2-32 Murder 1 indictment (penalty of 20 to life) for woman who called the Police and said that she shot and killed her husband was REDUCED to Murder 2 (penalty of 5 to 40 years) after defense attorney’s motions to suppress evidence were heard.

Subsequent Jury Trial on reduced charge for the domestic homicide resulted in a Jury verdict of an 11 year jail sentence on the Murder 2 conviction. Related firearms charge resulted in a 3 year sentence.

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Media Articles:

Washington Post: Drunken quarrel over a dog led to Virginia man’s murder

Daily Mail: Woman, 47, who shot her husband, 75, in a drunken argument about putting down his dog is found guilty of murder

The Virginia Pilot: Virginia woman who killed her husband in drunken fight over dog found guilty of murder

Fox5 DC: Wife charged in shooting death of 75-year-old husband in Alexandria

NBC Washington: Elderly Man Killed in Alexandria Shooting; Wife Charged With Murder

WJLA: Woman arrested, charged with murder after fatally shooting husband in Va., police say

WUSA9: Wife arrested in shooting death of elderly Alexandria man

WTOP: Police arrest wife of man fatally shot in Alexandria

The Washington Times: Wife charged with fatally shooting husband in Alexandria

DCW50: Woman arrested for her husband’s shooting

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