Zir Weems sentenced to life in prison for first degree murder

May 13, 2016 2:21 PM by News Staff

Zir Weems, the man convicted of killing his wife and mother of four, has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 25 years in a Butte County courtroom Friday morning.

No friends or family for the victim spoke at the sentencing. Weems will spend a minimum of 25 years in prison before he his eligible for parole. Weems received the maximum sentence under the law.

Weems spoke outloud several times during the sentencing about a "rush to judgement" and he still had "motions to file." Sentencing Judge Robert Glusman warned Weems to stay quiet or he would be removed from the courtroom.

Weems, 29, was convited of killing his wife, Angelica Weems on March 18.


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