Buffalo

T&T woman sentenced to 22.5 years in New York prison for boyfriend's murder

A Trinidad and Tobago woman living in Buffalo, New York has been sentenced to 22.5 years in prison followed by deportation back to this country, for beating her boyfriend to death with a statue.

Debra Haynes-Thomas was sentenced today by State Supreme Court Justice Russell Buscaglia.

Haynes-Thomas pleaded guilty in March to manslaughter in connection with the death of Peter Wiepert, 56, of Cheektowaga.