'Caffeine killer' gets life in prison for wife's murder

NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) - A Dayton, Ky. man known as the 'caffeine killer' was sentenced Wednesday for the death of his wife.

A jury convicted Woody Smith earlier this month of strangling his wife, Amanda, at their home in May of 2009. The jury suggested a sentence of life in prison, and the judge agreed with that recommendation.

Woody Smith claimed he was in a state of caffeine-induced insanity at the time of Amanda's death and doesn't remember anything.

He will be eligible for parole in 20 years.

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