Woman Sentenced for Cleveland Murder

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (WDEF) — A Cleveland woman will spend 15 years behind bars for killing her ex-boyfriend more than three years ago.

Alina Sherlin received the sentence Friday morning.

She was convicted of second degree murder in May.

Her family says Alina’s ex-boyfriend broke into her home drunk in August 2013, and Alina shot him in self-defense.

They say they plan to appeal the conviction.

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