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Missouri Man Sentenced To 21 Years In Prison For Stabbing Wife Over COVID-19 Stimulus Check



Dylan J. Hanger

A Missouri man was sentenced to 21 years in prison Tuesday for stabbing his estranged wife to death during an argument over their federal COVID-19 pandemic stimulus check.

Dylan J. Hanger, 31, pleaded guilty in 2022 to murder in the second degree, Law and Crime reported citing a news release by local authorities.

Officials said Hanger admitted to stabbing Brittany Gorman several times in the chest in an argument along the Jacks Fork River, in the Ozark National Scenic Riverways in Texas County, Missouri, on May 20, 2020. He then dumped her body in a remote location.

According to court documents, Hanger began planning to kill his wife in the months leading up to May 2020. He had three children with her, ages 5, 7, and 10.

Officials said that Hanger eventually revealed the location of Gorman’s body in the Mark Twain National Forest in Ozark County.

Read it at Law and Crime.