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by Joseph Gresser

NEWPORT — Christine M. Billis, who served seven years of a seven-to-15-year sentence for manslaughter in the 2009 death of her husband, Charles Billis, was sentenced Friday to serve 16 months of a 16-to-18-month term for domestic assault.

The 53-year-old Barton resident was found guilty on August 21 after a court trial before Judge Robert Bent.

In her affidavit, State Police Trooper Abigail Drew’s affidavit said she went to Barton on June 7, 2019, when a man called police to say Ms. Billis had assaulted and threatened to kill him.  He said he was Ms. Billis’ boyfriend.

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