She plead to a manslaughter charge and will spend about four years in prison. Im stunned. She plead no contest to voluntary manslaughter, a felony that carries a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison, in July.
The family of the victim, James Gascoyne, says the nearly four-year sentence Rebecca I. Trevino will receive is not long enough but since she took the plea deal offered her, she was allowed to get the sentence. Just four years for killing a man. His family made a scene in the court room, saying they werent consulted about the deal.
It had to have helped that he was known to beat her profusely and had even beat her the night before.