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Saratoga County man pleads guilty to killing wife

Michael Norton, 58, of Hadley pleads guilty to killing his wife. Michael Norton, 58, of Hadley pleads guilty to killing his wife. | Photo: Mark Mulholland / WNYT.

October 12, 2017 06:43 PM

BALLSTON SPA – A Hadley man accused of using an ax to beat his wife to death has now entered a guilty plea.

Michael Norton, 58, agreed to a plea deal Thursday afternoon. His trial was scheduled to begin at the end of the month.

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His wife, Sherry Norton, was found inside their home in May. She was 52 years old.

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