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Seneca Co. woman who convinced teen to kill husband in 1991 to be released

The Seneca County woman who was convicted in the murder of her husband in 1991, in which police said she convinced a group of teens to take part in the shooting, has been granted release from prison.

News 8 is told a parole board has ordered Laurie Kellogg to be released after serving 26 years behind bars in the case. She was sentenced to 25 years to life for her husband’s murder.

In papers, the board writes that Kellogg has been a model prisoner, saying, she “has maintained a generally positive disciplinary record and have not had a serious disciplinary incident in more than 8 years.”

Kellogg, along with a gang of teenaged friends, was convicted of shooting and killing her husband, Bruce, at their cottage on Cayuga Lake in 1991.

Kellogg claimed that she had been abused by her husband, who she married as a teen.

The murder made headlines across the nation and was even later turned into a made-for-television movie by ABC.
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