Longview Woman Sentenced in Strangling Death

A Longview woman who admitted to choking her boyfriend to death, is going to prison.

36 year old Cindy Marie Marks was arrested last May for the murder of her boyfriend, 44 year old Benny Joe Douglas. S

he used his t-shirt around his neck to choke him to death.

Marks claimed she was physically and verbally abused by her boyfriend, but in the end she plea-bargained. S

he was sentenced to a total of 50 years in prison.