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Former RIT student's father gets life sentence for killing ex-wife

December 04, 2018 06:46 PM

A 48-year-old New Jersey man will spend the rest of his life in prison without possibility of parole for strangling his ex-wife in upstate New York with the help of his daughter. 

Lloyd Neurauter, of North Brunswick, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in October for strangling Michele Neurauter of Corning, New York, and staging the scene as suicide.

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He expressed remorse and said he has "found God" before he was sentenced in Steuben County Court on Tuesday.
    
Neurauter said he coerced his then-19-year-old daughter Karrie to help him plan and carry out the August 2017 murder. She was a student at Rochester Institute of Technology.

Karrie Neurauter pleaded guilty in March to second-degree murder. She'll be sentenced Dec. 10 to 15 years to life in prison.

The crime made national headlines, and was featured on NBC's Dateline last month.

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