Jul 30th, 2013 - State News
A Muskegon woman will spend almost six years to 20 years behind bars for attempting to have her husband killed.
21-year old Julia Merfield was sentenced this afternoon by Judge William C. Marietti. After her lawyer argued against the prosecution, Merfield addressed the court.
She told the judge her tears were not for mercy but were for true remorse. She admitted her guilt but says the only two people who matter, her husband Jacob and God, had already forgiven her and she would be able to handle whatever sentence she received.
Merfield is credited with 111 days served.
Merfield was caught on video back in April attempting to negotiate with a man she thought she could hire to have her husband Jacob killed. That man turned out to be an undercover officer. The two met twice to discuss the details of the hit.
Prosecutors contend she wanted her husband’s 400-thosuand dollar life insurance.
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