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4 months for Va. man in fiancee's death

A Stafford County man has been sentenced to four months in jail on charges stemming from the accidental shooting of his fiancee during a hunt club outing.

Authorities say 29-year-old Forrest David Matthews Jr. accidentally shot and killed 27-year-old Carrie Lee Loving on Dec. 12.

Matthews and Loving were among about 40 hunters who participated in the event on private property off State Route 218 in King George County.

Matthews was sentenced Thursday in King George Circuit Court to a total 24 months in jail, with 20 months suspended. He had pleaded guilty earlier to assault and battery and reckless handling of a firearm.

-- The Free Lance-Star

By Washington Post Editors  |  July 16, 2010; 9:45 AM ET
Categories:  From the Courthouse , Stafford  
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That's p. messed up.

Posted by: steampunk | July 16, 2010 10:32 AM | Report abuse


Posted by: pusha-d | July 16, 2010 11:29 AM | Report abuse

Was Loving pregnant?

Posted by: kinkysr | July 16, 2010 12:00 PM | Report abuse

No more Loving for him, I guess.

Posted by: jksesq1 | July 16, 2010 12:54 PM | Report abuse

Steely Dan " no tears & no frustration , no remorse,,,, this is your King George Divorce "

Posted by: JadedCynic | July 16, 2010 1:08 PM | Report abuse

Did he learn to shoot from Cheney?

Posted by: Dirty_Ferrel | July 16, 2010 2:37 PM | Report abuse

Yeah accident, huh huh right!

Posted by: humbertomisteroni | July 16, 2010 7:21 PM | Report abuse

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