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Woman sentenced to five years in prison for 2014 death of aunt

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Jamie Onkle, 26, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and armed criminal action on Monday in the 2014 death of her aunt. (Credit: St. Louis County Police Department) Jamie Onkle, 26, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and armed criminal action on Monday in the 2014 death of her aunt. (Credit: St. Louis County Police Department)
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

A woman charged with second degree murder in the death of her aunt in 2014 pleaded guilty to a reduced charge on March 22. She was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday.

Jaime Onkle, 26, was charged with allegedly killing her aunt, Wendy Hall-Onkle, 40, on Feb. 16, 2014 in the 100 block of Mann Street. Onkle was originally charged with second degree murder. 

Court documents say Onkle shot her aunt with a high powered rifle after an argument. Onkle pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and armed criminal action on March 21.

Onkle faces up to 15 years in prison and will be sentenced on March 28.

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