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Monday, August 31, 2009

3 MO women, convicted of killing their husbands, seek parole

And each says they were victims of abuse and had no option but to kill their husbands. The state's parole board will be considering their cases over the next couple of weeks, though prosecutors and victims' families plan to strongly object, the Post-Dispatch reports. There's been an effort over the past few years to get leniency for women in these cases, who were convicted but never got the chance to show that domestic abuse played a part in their crimes.

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