Man given 20 years, no parole in wife killing

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- A Chattanooga man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in his wife's beating death.

The plea bargain was approved Wednesday, allowing 28-year-old John Bradley Wiser to plead guilty to second-degree murder, simple assault and domestic assault in the beating and strangulation death of his wife Shannon Wiser in front of her two young sons. The sentence does not allow parole, according to WTVC-TV.

A medical examiner determined Shannon Wiser died of blows to her head and neck in the September 2010 attack in her home.

The couple had been married for 7 years.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to webmaster@wvlt-tv.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus

WVLT VOLUNTEER TV

6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2014 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 133550583