Man gets 20 years for attempted murder of wife

Posted by Trina Kinstler - email

FORT THOMAS, KY (FOX19) -- The Fort Thomas man who attempted to kill his wife with an assault rifle last summer got the maximum sentence for the crime.

Mark Padgett will spend 20 years behind bars after he chased his wife down the street with an assault rifle in Southgate.

Padgett is eligible for parole after 4 years.