WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - The founder of a women's advocacy group has been sentenced toeight years in prison for a plot to kill her son's father and thefather's wife.
Judge Samuel T. Powell III called Caren Taylor Pressley Brown'sactions "outrageous" during Monday's sentencing hearing inWilliamsburg-James City County Court.
Brown had pleaded guilty in March to two counts of attemptedcapital murder. Powell sentenced the Richmond woman to 40 years butsuspended 32 years of the term.
State police say Brown tried to hire someone to kill StevenCrosby of Warrenton and his wife. She was arrested last August in asting operation.
She founded Children Without a Voice, a Richmond nonprofit thatadvocates on behalf of women who have lost their children toabusive spouses.
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