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Finley woman accused of killing husband claims mental illness

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FINLEY — A defense attorney for a Finley woman charged with murdering her husband has filed a notice stating she was mentally ill at time of the killing and was not responsible for her actions.

Investigators said Sherry Midstokke, 61, admitted to them that she killed her husband, Lyle Midstokke, 66, in the couple’s home using a combination of drugs and asphyxiation on Feb. 3.

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