LEBANON, Ohio (AP) - A man today entered a guilty plea in the murder of his girlfriend, whose body was discovered near a state park in southwest Ohio.
43-year-old Richard A. Snyder was immediately sentenced to 18 years to life in prison for the death of 29 year old Nicole Berry of Columbus.
Authorities say hunters found her body Thanksgiving Day near a campground at Caesar Creek State Park about 40 miles northeast of Cincinnati.
Warren County's prosecutor says authorities believe Snyder shot Berry multiple times on November 23, not far from where her body was found in a shallow grave. The two apparently got into an argument on their way to the Riverfront Casinos in Indiana.
Police arrested Synder in Saint Louis.
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