CAIRO, IL (KFVS) - A man accused of shooting and killing his wife in 2013 was sentenced to 30 years in prison.
A clerk at the Alexander County Courthouse confirms that Chauncey Hughes, Jr. received a 30 year sentence and three years supervised parole after his sentencing Wednesday.
A mistrial was declared in Hughes' murder trial on August 22, 2014. This was for the shooting death of his wife.
Hughes was facing murder/intent to injure charges. A plea deal was reached and the murder/intent to injure charge was amended/reduced.
Cairo police responded to a home on 35th street in November 2013.
Officers found 22-year-old Heather Davis inside with a gunshot wound.