Our thanks to AVfM for this article in the New York Post. The start of the piece:
A woman who admitted she pulled the plug from her fiancé’s kayak and was “euphoric” as she watched him drown in the frigid Hudson River dodged murder and manslaughter raps Monday, taking a plea deal for the lesser charge of criminally negligent homicide.
Angelika Graswald, 37, who had faced 25 years to life in prison if convicted at trial now faces as little as 16 months to four years behind bars.
And with time served since her imprisonment in 2015, the slap -on-the-wrist sentence could see her released on parole as soon as December, her lawyer said.
The deal comes despite Graswald’s stunning statements to police, which a judge ruled could be admitted into evidence.
“I wanted him dead and now he’s gone,” she told cops during a lengthy 2015 interrogation.
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