Former Sitka Resident Admits to 22-Year-Old Murder

Robert Woolsey, KCAW – Sitka

A former Sitka resident has admitted to murdering her husband 22 years ago, and disposing of his body.

45-year-old Jane Reth entered a guilty plea this  Monday (11-22-10) in Sitka Superior Court to a charge of Murder in the 2nd Degree.

The charge has been reduced from Murder in the 1st Degree. Additonally, Reth will no longer face a separate felony charge for tampering with evidence.

A word of caution: Some listeners may be disturbed by details in this story.

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