Cove Man Pleads Guilty to Murder and Gets 25 Years
It wasn't a suicide, it was murder.
KWTX is reporting that Matthew Stoddard, 23, of Copperas Cove has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. He plead guilty to the 2016 murder of his girlfriend, Angelica Nicole Santiago, 18.
He initially claimed that she shot herself but, the medical examiner's report found that Santiago suffered two gunshot wounds to the head.