Former MPD officer gets 20 years for wife's murder

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A former Memphis police officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing her wife in 2014.

36-year-old Jaselyn Grant was also given concurrent sentences of four years for aggravated assault.

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A jury convicted her of shooting and killing 29-year-old Keara Crowder after getting into an argument at their home.

The shooting happened on November 19, 2014 in the 4500 block of Bassett Hall in Hickory Hill.

Crowder's 12-year-old son testified that Grant also fired a shot at him when he ran from the house for help. His mother would die hours later at the hospital from multiple gunshot wounds.