Brother and Sister Sentenced in Murder

Happened back in January 2015

Ed Jenson
April 05, 2018 - 5:08 pm

A brother and sister have been convicted in a plot to murder a man in January 2015.

36 year old Jane Hughes and her estranged husband, 51-year-old John Ferrell were going through a custody battle.

Jane Hughes struck her estranged husband multiple times in the head and face with a hammer.

When he tried to escape through a kitchen window, John Hughes followed him outside and shot him five times.

Jane Hughes was convicted of murder and conspiracy to commit murder. She was sentenced to 30 years in prison without parole.

Jacob Hughes was found not guilty of murder but convicted of conspiracy to commit murder. He was sentenced to 4 years in prison.

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