Shiprock man admits to killing wife

FARMINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) – A Shiprock man has admitted to killing his wife.

During the plea hearing Tuesday, 58-year-old Larry June admitted to stabbing his wife Lucy multiple times following a heated argument.

Navajo police found her unresponsive.

June was arrested last November, two days after the murder.

According to the Farmington Daily Times June, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter.

He could face about eight years behind bars.

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