Man gets life in jail for killing wife over christmas lights.

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at 09:34 PM, 15/12/2009 (9 years ago)
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LOUISA, Va.  —  A Louisa County man who pleaded guilty to killing his wife after an argument over Christmas lights has been sentenced to life in prison.

Louisa Circuit Court Judge Timothy K. Sanner sentenced Forrest M. Smythers Jr. on Monday to life plus three years for first-degree murder and felonious use of a firearm, and five years for possession of a firearm by a felon.

Prosecutors say the 54-year-old Smythers shot Dawn Smythers once in the head with a .22 caliber rifle in their home on Jan. 16. Forrest Smythers told investigators that he had wanted to take down their Christmas lights, but that his wife had opposed the idea.

Published at: 09:34 PM, 15/12/2009 (9 years ago)
Author: Lexy
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Toks-E at 09:35 PM, 15/12/2009 (9 years ago)
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chie

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lonelysnow at 09:57 PM, 15/12/2009 (9 years ago)
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xmas groove in jail
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25_vivi at 10:15 PM, 15/12/2009 (9 years ago)
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oh .. tats 2bad

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xter at 11:00 PM, 15/12/2009 (9 years ago)
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hmmmmmmmm

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ceejay58 at 12:24 AM, 16/12/2009 (9 years ago)
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and wat has this stupid story got to do with ROMANCE?.........  Angry
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PreetyInstinct at 12:29 AM, 16/12/2009 (9 years ago)
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Ridiculous  Huh?

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Ashl3y at 12:30 AM, 16/12/2009 (9 years ago)
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yea...i don't think the shooting had anything to do with the christams decor. he was probably just fed up with her.
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lonelysnow at 12:50 AM, 16/12/2009 (9 years ago)
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Quote from: ceejay58 on 12:24 AM, 16/12/2009
and wat has this stupid story got to do with ROMANCE?.........  Angry
cos it involve husband and wife
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fireman at 01:14 AM, 16/12/2009 (9 years ago)
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......hmmm nawa

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ebony_cutie at 01:44 AM, 16/12/2009 (9 years ago)
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maybe the guy was drunk
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ktalent at 02:01 AM, 16/12/2009 (9 years ago)
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i hate these kinda news

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zie85er at 03:54 AM, 16/12/2009 (9 years ago)
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awesome!...............xmas rocks!!!!

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lonelysnow at 07:29 AM, 16/12/2009 (9 years ago)
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Quote from: zie85er on 03:54 AM, 16/12/2009
awesome!...............xmas rocks!!!!
yes oooo
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abi247 at 10:42 AM, 16/12/2009 (9 years ago)
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he had a different notion not jus xmas.
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Tuyere at 10:44 AM, 16/12/2009 (9 years ago)
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D man is crazy. Poor woman!
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osasu12ng at 01:56 PM, 16/12/2009 (9 years ago)
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make una no come kill person with story here oooooooooo.
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osasu12ng at 02:05 PM, 16/12/2009 (9 years ago)
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make una live d man............na him and e wife knw watin dey behind d matter..........no be just chrismax decoration bring yawa.
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Akpan01 at 02:22 PM, 16/12/2009 (9 years ago)
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THIS IS COMPATLY MADNESS

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Agatex at 02:24 PM, 16/12/2009 (9 years ago)
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Hmmm this people like to shoot y?
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