SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — A western Nebraska woman made a plea deal and been convicted of helping her husband kill himself.
On Thursday 53-year-old Deann Kimble, of Sidney, pleaded no contest to a felony charge of aiding a suicide. Prosecutors dropped a charge of concealing human remains. Kimble faces up to five years in prison when she's sentenced on June 12.
Deputies have said Kimble told them that she had promised 61-year-old Russell Kimble that she would not intervene when he decided it was "his time to die."
She told investigators that Russell Kimble shot himself on March 22, believing he was gravely ill. Investigators say Deann Kimble then wrapped his body is a shower curtain and sheet and buried him in a shallow grave.