Saturday, November 17, 2012
Shotgun killer handed 40-year sentence
By Craig Kapitan - Express-News
Two years after jurors became hopelessly deadlocked regarding whether Tracy Devon Brown was deserving of the minimum or maximum sentence for murder, a new panel was more decisive Friday.
Brown, who admitted to blasting a hole through her ex-husband's front door with a shotgun and shooting him in the back, was sentenced to 40 years in prison after less than three hours of deliberations.
“You are an evil, vindictive, cold-blooded murderer,” Victor Brown's sister told the defendant during a victim impact statement after state District Judge Angus McGinty read the verdict.
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