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Flint-area woman admits to involvement in husband's murder

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A Flint-area woman is serving a life sentence for a crime she claimed, until recently, she had nothing to do with.

The crime was the murder of her husband, Bruce Miller. He was killed in November of 1999.

His wife, Sharee Miller, was convicted of enticing her online boyfriend, Jerry Cassaday, to kill her husband. She spent a number of years in prison, until a federal judge said she wasn't guilty.

Sharee Miller was released from prison for about three years. Then an appeals judge said the first judge was wrong and sent her back to prison.

Cassady wrote a confession blaming Sharee Miller. The confession was controversial because Cassady wrote it before committing suicide in 2000.

Sharee Miller is serving a life sentence for conspiracy and second-degree murder, but was free for about three years during a complicated appeal process.

The Supreme Court got involved at one point because of changes in legal precedent about confessions.

Recently, Sharee Miller admitted her involvement in her husband's murder. She wrote a letter to Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton admitting her role, Leyton said.

Leyton said he believes Sharee Miller was truthful in the letter.

There was a cable TV movie about the case called "Fatal Desire."

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