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Yang sentenced

Monday, May 23, 2005

BENTON -- Richard Yang entered a plea of guilty this morning to the felony of failing to appear.

Yang skipped out on his bond and fled from the county in 1999 after entering a guilty plea to the charge of second degree murder in Scott County for the stabbing death of his estranged wife, Louise Yang, on July 4, 1998.

Yang was sentenced to 15 years on the murder charge and an additional five years for leaving the country. Additional information will appear in Tuesday's edition of the Standard Democrat.