Missouri Woman Sentenced To 30 Years In Man’s Shooting Death
A southwestern Missouri woman has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for killing a man she met on an online dating site.
Thirty-four-year-old Christina Duckett was sentenced Friday. She had been convicted in November of second-degree murder in the death of 40-year-old Joshua Brooks of Republic.
Prosecutors say the two went to a movie in September 2018. Police found Brooks' dead the next morning in the driver's seat of his pickup truck on a dead-end street in Springfield. He had been shot three times in the head at close range.
Authorities have not disclosed the motive for the shooting.