An Military veteran, who served three excursions in Afghanistan and Iraq, was sentenced to 55 years in jail Friday for the homicide of his spouse, whom he additionally admitted to burying behind his mother and father’ house.
Luc Tieman was convicted final month within the August 2016 homicide of his 34-year-old spouse, Valerie Tieman, who he says died of a heroin overdose. Outcomes from the post-mortem report revealed the reason for dying as two gunshot wounds.
Investigators stated that Tieman initially instructed them that his spouse disappeared at a Walmart. He later modified his story and stated that she died of an overdose. The post-mortem confirmed that she had ingested painkillers, however that this was not the official reason for dying.
Prosecutors alleged that the Military vet killed his spouse so he may be with one other girl he’d met on-line. They stated that after her dying, Tieman moved in with the girl and by no means reported Valerie lacking. It was solely on Sept. 9, 2016, that she was reported lacking by her mother and father.
Valerie Tieman was present in a shallow grave, wrapped in a blanket, buried alongside a marriage band, flowers, a bag of potato chips, a word and a bottle of Gucci cologne, mockingly named “Responsible.”
Tieman admitted to burying his spouse however supplied no clarification for the gadgets present in her grave.
The Related Press contributed to this report.