Melissa Justice Napier, 42, 4812 Possum Creek Road, Yuma pled guilty to charges of first-degree murder and defiling of a dead body. Her remaining charges of using a firearm in the commission of a felony and unlawful concealment of a dead body were placed on advisement.
Those charges all stem from the March 2012 shooting death of her husband, Billy Ray Napier, 74. Prior to Friday's hearing, Napier had been scheduled to face a nine-day jury trial next month in circuit court.
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