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Wife pleads guilty to manslaughter in Navy commander's death

Yolinda Doss sentenced to 12 years in prison

File photo of Yolinda Doss' first appearance hearing in Clay County court
File photo of Yolinda Doss' first appearance hearing in Clay County court

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. – The wife of Navy Cmdr. Alphonso Doss has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in her husband's death two years ago. 

Yolinda Doss on Wednesday entered the plea and was sentenced to 12 years in prison. 

She, Anthony Washington and Ronnie Wilson II were all charged in the murder of the much-decorated Navy commander, who was found strangled to death in an Orange Park motel in 2014.

Washington was tried and convicted of in September of first-degree felony murder, and burglary with assault or battery. He was sentenced to life in prison.

Wilson is awaiting trial. 

Prosecutors said the trio plotted to kill Doss, make it look like a burglary and cash in his life insurance policies, which were worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.