Crime of Passion

Crime of Passion

"You have become a media celebrity," noted New York Supreme Court Justice Marvin Goodman as he passed sentence on Long Island teenager Amy Fisher. His honor understated the facts: since Fisher shot Mary Jo Buttafuoco in the head last May, the crime has drawn international attention. Prior to sentencing, Fisher again insisted that Mary Jo's husband Joey Buttafuoco was her lover and implied that he knew she intended to kill his wife. (The Buttafuocos deny all.) Result: five to 15 years imprisonment for the troubled teen for shooting Mary Jo, sentencing her to a life of pain.

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