N.H. woman sentenced in ex-boyfriend shooting

Saturday December 29, 2012

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) -- A Londonderry woman has been sentenced to 35 years to life in prison for killing her former boyfriend.

Thirty-nine-year-old Nicole LeBlanc pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on Friday as part of a plea deal.

LeBlanc was originally charged with first-degree murder for shooting 43-year-old Richard Mannion Jr. of Sandown at his home on Jan. 14, according to reports.

LeBlanc had been charged with assaulting Mannion on Aug. 18. She pleaded not guilty to the charge in November. She had been ordered to stay away from Mannion for 90 days.


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