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Town and Country man sentenced for murdering wife and lying about it

TOWN AND COUNTRY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A Town and Country man who was charged with first-degree murder of his wife last year has changed his story.

William Lynn Gunter initially told police his wife’s death was an accident. Gunter told police his wife fell down the stairs. However, autopsy results indicated she suffered head trauma which is not consistent with Gunter’s explanation. Thereafter, the case was classified as a homicide.

Gunter pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and admitted using his laptop to beat his wife, Suzanne Gunter to death.

The judge sentenced him to 30 years in prison.

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