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Life sentence for man who shot wife, blew up their house
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for shooting his wife and then blowing up their home to cover up the killing. WKOW-TV reports 60-year-old Steven Pirus of Madison was sentenced on Friday by Judge Nicholas McNamara.Pirus pleaded guilty in April to first-degree murder. The body of his wife, 50-year-old Lee Ann Pirus, was found in the wreckage of their home in September.