WAYNESVILLE, Mo. -- A man from south central Missouri will serve life in prison for the shooting death of his girlfriend.
Thirty-four-year-old Brent Schwertz was sentenced Wednesday to life without possibility of parole for killing 40-year-old Tracy Louise Weber at their home south of Rolla in February 2010. He also was sentenced to 40 years for armed criminal action.
Court documents showed Schwertz admitted he shot Weber while she was on the phone with one of her adult children. Weber was a hairstylist in St. James.