The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

October 10, 2012

Pate sentenced to life in prison

By Jean Cole
For The News Courier

ATHENS — An Arab woman who fatally shot her lover at his Athens home in 2009 has been sentenced to life in prison.

Limestone County Circuit Judge Robert Baker sentenced Lisa Mechelle Pate, 43, today on her conviction for murdering James Miller, 59, of Athens.

See Thursday's print edition of The News Courier for the full story and the judges comments.