Wife convicted of killing husband, dismembering body sentenced

12 months ago

Akron news, Ohio news.

Ohio authorities announced that the wife accused of killing her husband and then dismembering his body has received a 20-years jail sentence.

Before pleading guilty, Marcia Eubank, 50, was charged with murder, gross abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence.

The sentence decision was prounonced Friday in an Ohio courtroom, reports said.

The defense lawyer stated that Eubank was a victim of her husband's physical and mental abuse.

According to prosecutors, the killing happened after a domestic argument at the couple's home. Eubank allegedly used power and hand tools to dismember Howard Eubank's body and moved his corpse to a nearly storage containers in June 2017.