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Man sentenced to life in wife's murder

Nassau County Sheriff's Office booking photo of Kurt VanZeeland
Nassau County Sheriff's Office booking photo of Kurt VanZeeland

NASSAU COUNTY, Fla. – A man convicted of murdering his wife in May 2015 has been sentenced to life in prison, the State Attorney's Office announced Thursday.

Kurt Van Zeeland, 51, was pleaded guilty second-degree murder last month.

In May 2015, Van Zeeland shot his wife, Catherine Van Zeeland, 54, twice in the head at close range while she was sitting on the front porch of the couple’s Nassau County home.