Hammock Woman Sentenced To Life In Prison For Husband’s Murder

By on July 22, 2016 in WNDB News

 

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Flagler County, FL- A 76-year-old woman from The Hammock in Palm Coast was found guilty today of second-degree murder for shooting and killing her husband in September 2015. A jury of four women and two men took only 90 minutes to find Anna Pehota guilty of the crime.  The complete story can be found at Flaglerlive.com.

Just a few minutes later, the judge sentenced Pehota to life in prison without parole, with a mandatory minimum of 25 years. Pehota’s defense attorney had presented the case as Pehota having memory problems and psychological issues.

The key evidence for the prosecution was a letter Pehota had written to her son, in which she described what happened, in her recollection.

Anna Pehota

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(Photo courtesy of FlaglerLive)

Copyright Southern Stone Communications 2016.

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