Wife is convicted of stabbing Husband to death, nearly 200 times.
Wife is sentenced to twenty-five years’ imprisonment.
Wife appeals the sentencing.
Wife is granted a new trial as to punishment.
Wife argues that she was a battered spouse who acted in the heat of passion. She is seeking probation.
The prosecution argues that Wife was an angry wife who achieved a divorce by homicide.
If the murder was in the heat of passion, the maximum sentence is twenty years.