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Stabbing suspect pleads guilty, sentenced

Jessica Sincup (Source: Butler Co. Sheriff's Office) Jessica Sincup (Source: Butler Co. Sheriff's Office)
BUTLER COUNTY, MO (KAIT) -

A woman who stabbed another woman 16 times and dumped her body beside a river in Butler County has pleaded guilty.

According to online court records, Jessica Sincup changed her plea from not guilty to guilty as part of a plea deal. She was charged with assault.

A judge on Nov. 2 sentenced Sincup to 10 years in the Missouri Department of Correction.

Police say Sincup admitted to stabbing and dumping Lindsey Fears' body in June 2016, she pleaded not guilty at the time.

Below is a complete look at the docket entries in Sincup's case.

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