Meyers man sentenced 25 years to life for trying to kill his wife |

Meyers man sentenced 25 years to life for trying to kill his wife

Konolus Smith, a Meyers man whose wife accused him of trying to kill her by forcing her to swallow a combination of pills, was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on Monday.

In December, Smith was found guilty of two felonies, spousal battery and making criminal threats.

A mistrial was declared on felony charges of attempted murder and false imprisonment because of a juror’s misconduct.

Due to previous convictions for murder and attempted murder, Smith faced sentencing under California’s three strikes law.

Read the entire story in Tuesday’s Tahoe Daily Tribune.

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