Mich. Woman Admits Fatally Beating Husband and Their Dog to Put Them 'Out of Their Misery'
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A Michigan woman pleaded guilty last week to second-degree murder in the beating death of her husband and their dog, according to court documents reviewed by PEOPLE.

Yvonne Cortis, 60, appeared in front of an Oakland County judge on Friday and pleaded guilty in the slaying. She also pleaded guilty to one count of torturing and killing an animal. The murder charge carries a maximum sentence of life in prison.

On Nov. 30, 2015, Cortis called 911 after fatally beating husband Gregory Cortis and...

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