Since Mary Winkler's arrest, the couple's three children have been cared for by Matthew Winkler's parents, who have filed court papers seeking to terminate her parental rights.Murderpedia has thousands of hours of work behind it.Winkler will return to work at the dry cleaners in Mc Minnville, Tennessee, where she worked before the trial, Farese said. Winkler served about five months in county jail as she awaited trial, then spent two months undergoing therapy at the mental health facility following her conviction for voluntary manslaughter.Winkler never denied shooting her husband, Matthew, the popular new preacher at the Fourth Street Church of Christ in Selmer, a town of 4,500 people about 80 miles east of Memphis.
In it, Winkler says she did not remember getting the gun but she did know her husband kept a shotgun in their home. Matthew Winkler was shot in the back as he lay in bed.
After police issued an Amber Alert due to fears of kidnapping, Mary Winkler and the children (Patricia, then 8; Mary Alice, then 6; Breanna, then 1) were discovered in Orange Beach, Alabama.