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Woman accused in husband’s death enters plea to amended charge

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Darlene Idell Sias (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office) Darlene Idell Sias (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
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CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

A woman accused of killing her husband entered a guilty plea on Monday to an amended charge of manslaughter in 14th Judicial District Court.

Darlene Idell Sias was charged with second-degree murder in the December 2011 death of her husband, Joseph John Sias.

According to a news release from the Calcasieu Parish District Attorney's Office, Assistant District Attorney Rick Bryant prosecuted the case and accepted the plea with the consent of the victim's family.

Sentencing in the case is set April 17.

Sias faces up to 40 years in prison.

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