- Associated Press - Monday, August 22, 2016

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - A central Pennsylvania man has been convicted of fatally shooting his wife, then trying to make it appear to be a case of self-defense.

Fifty-year-old Alois Kudlach was convicted Saturday of first-degree murder and other charges by a jury in Centre County, then immediately sentenced to the mandatory life prison sentence the murder charge carries.

Kudlach’s attorney claimed the defendant shot 51-year-old Nuria Kudlach only after she attacked him with a knife last August 30.

But District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller had argued that it was “a case of staged self-defense that failed miserably” and that Kudlach stood to lose money if his wife divorced him as planned. Prosecutors say Kudlach shot her in the head.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2020 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide