Meadow Lake man gets 12-year prison term in killing of wife

Posted at: 04/04/2013 7:41 AM
By: The Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A 21-year-old Valencia County man faces 12 years in prison for killing his wife during an argument. Brandon Casias was sentenced Monday in District Court in Los Lunas in the May 2011 shooting death of 20-year-old wife, Amber.

The Albuquerque Journal reports that Casias pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in February.

A sheriff's report said the couple argued after Casias returned to their Meadow Lake home after drinking with friends.

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