COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A man who shot his wife to death during a standoff near Colorado Springs has been sentenced to life in prison plus 32 years.
The Gazette reports Gregory Lorbiecki was convicted Tuesday of first-degree murder and kidnapping and was immediately sentenced for the November 2016 death of Karyn Lorbiecki.
Prosecutors say his daughter awoke to hear her father beating her mother in a bathroom. The daughter and her brother managed to get out of the Widefield home before the shooting, which happened after a four-hour standoff with police.
Investigators say Lorbiecki shot his wife in the head, set aside his pistol and waited to be arrested.
Most Read Nation & World Stories
- Hundreds at vigils mourn victims of Branson boat accident WATCH
- Cohen secretly taped Trump discussing payment to Playboy model
- Portland woman swerves off cliff and survives 7 days trapped on a secluded California beach
- Pilots recount rescue of suicidal man on Mount Hood
- As president-elect, Trump was shown classified evidence of Putin’s hand in 2016 meddling
Jurors rejected Lorbiecki’s defense that he made an impulsive decision to shoot when his wife came at him in the dark.
Information from: The Gazette, http://www.gazette.com