Covington judge sentences woman in killing of man

Tiffany Herrera (Source: Kenton County Detention Center)
Tiffany Herrera (Source: Kenton County Detention Center)

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A judge in Covington has sentenced a woman to 25 years in prison in the dismemberment slaying of a man.

The Kentucky Enquirer ( ) reported Donnell Brown's widow delivered a victim impact statement Monday in Kenton Circuit Court, saying she still owed a mortuary bill for reassembling Brown's body for burial.

Tiffany Herrera is 28 years old. In addition to the abuse of a corpse count that she pleaded guilty to, Herrera has been convicted of counts of murder, evidence tampering and theft in Brown's 2011 killing in a vacant apartment.

Sharon Brown told the court that a grandson still writes letters to her husband, being too young to understand death. Sharon Brown said she takes the letters to her husband's grave.

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