Queens woman sentenced to at least five years in prison

Posted by admin | Queens News | Posted on November 6th, 2009

A Queens woman who was allegedly abused by her father was sentenced to at least five years in prison today after being convicted of second-degree manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon.

Brigitte Harris, 29, will serve at least five years and as many as 15 years in prison.

Harris claimed she was acting out of rage following years of sexual and physical abuse when she strangled and castrated her father, Eric Goodridge, inside her Queens apartment in July of 2007.

She has 30 days to appeal the sentencing.

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