Woman sentenced for pushing husband off cliff

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jordan grahamA woman in the US state of Montana who admitted shoving her husband off a cliff eight days into their marriage has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

Jordan Linn Graham, 22, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in December and faced up to a life sentence.

Cody Johnson, 25, fell to his death in Glacier National Park on 7 July.

Prosecutors alleged Graham was having second thoughts about her marriage when she lured Johnson to the cliff.

Graham had insisted Johnson’s death was accidental but later pleaded guilty during her jury trial.

In exchange for Graham’s plea, prosecutors agreed to drop a charge of premeditated first-degree murder as well as one count of making a false statement to authorities.

Graham told a court in December she was unhappy just days after her wedding. When she and her new husband went for a hike on a narrow ledge over a…

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