(AP) - A Northwest Indiana man convicted of fatally shooting his wife in the
head has been sentenced to 55 years in prison.
A judge sentenced
36-year-old Steven Lindsey of rural Valparaiso Friday after he was convicted
of murder last month in the January 2015 death of 23-year-old Melinda
The (Munster) Times
reports Lindsey declined to comment at the sentencing except to say he
planned to appeal. He has denied he killed his wife and said the couple was
attacked in a home invasion.
alleged Lindsey shot his wife in the head as she lay in bed because he
feared she would leave him.