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NEW DETAILS: Woman In Newlywed Murder Case To Plead Guilty

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A newlywed bride accused of deliberately pushing her husband to his death in Montana's Glacier National Park has agreed to plead guilty to second-degree murder.
    
News of the plea agreement for 22-year-old Jordan Graham came as a jury was set to hear closing arguments in her murder trial.
    
A judge is still deciding whether to accept the deal.
    
Under the plea agreement, prosecutors would drop charges of first-degree murder and making a false statement. Graham would face a maximum sentence of life in prison.
    
No sentencing date has been scheduled.
    
Prosecutors had alleged Graham was having second thoughts about her 8-day-old marriage to 25-year-old Cody Johnson when she lured him to a steep cliff in the park on July 7 and intentionally pushed him.

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