Jessica Alinsky Sentenced to 20-40 years in prison

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WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY- (WBRE/WYOU) Jessica Alinsky has been sentenced to 20 to 40 years  for the death of Matthew Gailie .

  She is also facing an additional three to six months for tampering with evidence.

   Investigators  say she shot 34-year-old  Gailie in their home in Eagle Rock Hazle Township in September of 2011
 

Alinsky first told police Gailie shot himself, but a coroner’s inquest determined his death be ruled a homicide.

    She pleaded guilty to third degree murder, but later withdrew the plea and went to trial,.

     A jury found her guilty of third degree murder in February.
     
 

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