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Leavenworth woman who stabbed husband 29 times pleads guilty to his murder

Leavenworth County Attorney Office
Posted at 5:04 PM, Aug 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-27 18:04:53-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Leavenworth, Kansas, woman who stabbed her husband 29 times pleaded guilty to his murder Friday.

Alexandra Gilson, 32, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in Leavenworth County District Court, according to a news release from the Leavenworth County District Attorney's Office.

The victim, Joshua Gilson, was found dead in the couple's home on Oct. 30, 2020.

Jeffrey Samulczyk, a co-defendant, is set for trial on Jan. 10, 2022.

Gilson's sentencing is set for Oct. 1.

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