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80-year-old woman sentenced after killing husband, claiming years of abuse

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McCOOK, Neb. - An 80-year-old woman was sentenced on July 12 to eight to 10 years in prison after being convicted of shooting her husband to death in their Nebraska home.

Lavetta Langdon of McCook, Nebraska, pleaded no contest on June 1 to manslaughter, according to court documents. Lavetta claimed her husband, 79-year-old Larry Langdon, had been abusing her for 30 years before she murdered him during August of last year.

FILE - File image of crime scene tape. (FOX TV Stations)RELATED: Father arrested in connection with death of infant son found unresponsive at South LA motel Lavetta said she warned her husband she would kill him if he hit her again.

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