Turner Man to Plead Guilty to Death of his Wife

Updated 2 years ago

A 47-year-old Maine man charged with murder in the 2010 shooting death of his wife is expected to plead guilty in a plea agreement that calls for a sentence of 25 to 42 years in prison.Brian Nichols of Turner is scheduled to appear in Androscoggin County Superior Court in Auburn on Friday.Prosecutors say the 47-year-old Nichols shot his wife, Jane Tetreault, because he thought she was having an affair.The attorney general’s office says the agreement calls for Nichols to plead guilty in exchange for a prison sentence of no more than 42 years and no less than 25 years. Prosecutors will argue for the maximum sentence at a future sentencing hearing.


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