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Green Bay man guilty of killing woman sentenced to life in prison

8:50 PM, Jan. 25, 2013
Kent Botsford, father of Wendy Garcia, speaks to Richard Gardipee at the Brown County Courthouse during Gardipee's court sentencing for stabbing Garcia to death in June. Photo taken on Friday, January 25, 2013. Lukas Keapproth/Press-Gazette Media
Kent Botsford, father of Wendy Garcia, speaks to Richard Gardipee at the Brown County Courthouse during Gardipee's court sentencing for stabbing Garcia to death in June. Photo taken on Friday, January 25, 2013. Lukas Keapproth/Press-Gazette Media
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A man accused of stabbing his live-in girlfriend to death last summer got a life sentence today but can request parole in 42 years - on his victim's birthday.

Richard Gardipee, 32, was found guilty by jury in December and was sentenced in Brown County Circuit Court today for the June 30 death of Wendy Garcia, also known as Wendy Botsford, 26, in their home on Christiana Street.

Prosecutor Dana Johnson asked Brown County Judge Donald Zuidmulder to impose a sentence of life in prison without chance for parole, but Zuidmulder rejected that, saying it would "diminish Wendy" because "it would allow ...

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