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Man who strangled grandmother in Fort Ann gets 15 years to life in prison

August 10, 2018 05:41 PM

The man who admitted to strangling his grandmother last year in Fort Ann, will spend 15 years to life in prison.

Kevin Gonyea was sentenced Friday in Washington County Court.

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Gonyea strangled 95-year-old Leona Twiss with a towel in her home.

His wife, Melissa, is expected to be sentenced to between 4 and 14 years in prison. She has pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence and hindering prosecution.

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