Man gets 20 years for killing wife over affair, threat to leave

SALEM — The man who admitting stabbing his wife nearly 40 times over an affair and her threat to leave him and take everything has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison for killing her.

Nitin P. Singh, 48, must serve 85 percent of that sentence on the single charge of first-degree aggravated manslaughter before he is eligible for parole under the terms of the sentence handed down by Superior Court Judge Linda Lawhun Friday in Salem.

On Aug. 24 when Singh appeared in court to plead guilty to killing his wife, Seema, 42, Singh’s defense attorney laid out …read more

Source: Salem

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