The woman who helped convicted killer Patrick Frazee cover up the murder of his fiancée Kelsey Berreth is out of prison.’
Citing Colorado Department of Corrections records, Fox 31 News reports that Krystal Kenney has been released on parole, after she was re-sentenced in a court decision that cut her initial sentence in half, and applied retroactively. Kenney had initially been sentenced to three years in prison for tampering with evidence.
Kenney pleaded guilty to the charge in a plea agreement, and was the prosecution’s star witness in the case against Frazee. The father of Berreth’s daughter was found guilty of murdering her. Berreth’s body has never been found, and Kenney testified at Frazee’s murder trial that she watched him burn Berreth’s remains and her personal belongings.
Last month, a judge tossed Kenney’s initial sentence of three years after her lawyer successfully argued that the judge who handed down the first sentence did not properly advise her of her right to have a jury determine whether her sentencing should be in the aggravated range. At that time, Kenney had served about 13 months of her sentence, meaning that she was released well ahead of the 18-month term of the revised sentence.
Kenney will reportedly remain on probation for a year.
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