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Augusta County Woman Receives 18 Years in Prison for Killing her Friend

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AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) -

An Augusta County woman received sentencing for killing her friend on Tuesday, July 10.

Back in December, in the middle of her jury trial for first-degree murder, 49-year-old Tina Matheny entered an Alford plea to second-degree murder.

Matheny killed 36-year-old Peggy Woods outside of the Craigsville IGA in March of 2017.

The stabbing was caught on surveillance video and shown to the jury.

During the trial, Matheny testified that she and Woods had been friends for 20 years.

Matheny will spend years 18 years in prison.

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