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Former Pa. pastor gets life sentence for killing 2nd wife
MSN / AP ^ | AP

Posted on 03/18/2013 5:25:39 PM PDT by Alex Murphy

Edited on 03/19/2013 4:35:21 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

STROUDSBURG, Pa. A former pastor was sentenced Monday to life in prison without parole in the fatal bludgeoning of his second wife in 2008.

Arthur "A.B." Schirmer, 64, was sentenced in Pennsylvania nearly two months after a jury convicted him of first-degree murder in the death of Betty Schirmer. The conviction brought an automatic life sentence.


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I reported earlier that Schirmer was pastor at Bethany United Methodist Church in Lebanon, PA. I’m now reading that he was pastor at Reeders United Methodist Church in Jackson Township at the time of his 2nd wife’s death in 2008.


2 posted on 03/18/2013 5:29:56 PM PDT by Alex Murphy ("If you are not firm in faith, you will not be firm at all" - Isaiah 7:9)
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To: Alex Murphy

Well, he certainly had a method . . .


3 posted on 03/18/2013 5:52:20 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth
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To: Alex Murphy

Hang in there Art, two more wives and you’ll qualify to be an Illinois police sergeant!


4 posted on 03/18/2013 6:30:00 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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Remind me never to marry a man who killed his first wife!


5 posted on 03/18/2013 8:24:23 PM PDT by Shimmer1 (No matter how cynical I get, I just can't keep up.)
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