Michelle Despain sentenced in husband's murder

Michelle Despain sentenced in husband's murder

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – On Wednesday, Circuit Court Judge Victor Hill sentenced Michelle Despain to 30 years in prison for her part in the 2011 murder of her husband, Marc.

She will be eligible for parole after five years.

Last month Despain pleaded guilty to three counts of hindering the apprehension and prosecution of capital murder.

As a result of the plea deal, capital murder charges were dropped against her.

Region 8 News is tracking this story and will have more information on today's sentencing tonight at five and six.

To read more about this case, including a timeline of events, click here: http://www.kait8.com/story/25301348/woman-pleads-guilty-to-hindering-apprehension-in-connection-to-husbands-murder

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