Woman Gets 9 Years In Panhandler Murder Case

Geraldine Beasley / Courtesy Hamilton County Sheriff's Office
Geraldine Beasley / Courtesy Hamilton County Sheriff's Office

(CINCINNATI) -- A woman was has been sentenced to nine years in prison after she killed a man who was asking for money.

Geraldine Beasley, 63, pled guilty in February to the murder of Donald Francis.

At the time of the shooting last August, authorities said Beasley was upset that Francis had asked her for a quarter. Beasley told authorities she killed him because he was moving in on her territory.