Sarah Melton is sentenced

HAZARD, Ky (WYMT) - A Perry County woman, convicted of injuring her brother and killing his girlfriend with one shot, will spend six years in prison.

Sarah Melton was sentenced by a Perry County Judge Thursday.

In an interview from the day of the shooting, Melton admitted to firing one shot that injured Bill Couch and killed Cindy Caudill.

A jury found her guilty of reckless homicide and assault but mentally ill in June.

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