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Lawyers Put in Request for Jordan Graham Prison Sentence

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Eight days before the sentencing of Jordan Linn Graham, a 22-year-old Kalispell woman who pleaded guilty to murdering her husband in Glacier Park, lawyers made their case to Judge Donald Molloy of how much time she should receive.

Court documents filed over the last couple of days show just how much prison time the Kalispell bride could be facing.

Ten years to life is the wide parameter of prison time Graham could face, after she pleaded guilty to murdering her husband, Cody Johnson, in December.

Court documents filed by U.S. Prosecutors Kris McLean and Zeno Baucus show they are asking Judge Molloy to sentence Graham to life in prison, or at least 50 years.

To make their case for this sentence, prosecutors included emotional letters from friends and family of both Johnson and Graham.

In the letters, friends ask for a life sentence, saying they think Graham is still lying and if released-- they believe she will kill again.

Graham's defense team is asking for a sentence of ten years, saying the crime was an accident in the heat of an argument.

Graham will be sentenced by Judge Molloy next Thursday, March 27.

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