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Carolyn Dukeshire: Fla. woman, aka "The Sea Hag," sentenced for murder over beer

Carolyn Dukeshire, aka "the sea hag," was sentenced to up to 30 years in prison in the July 29, 2012 murder of a man she shot because he wouldn't give her a beer.
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(CBS) CONCH KEY, Fla. - Carolyn Dukeshire, a lower Florida Keys woman known locally as "the sea hag," has been sentenced to a maximum of 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to the second-degree murder of man who refused to give her a beer, The Miami Herald reports.

Dukeshire, 62, fatally shot 64-year-old Martin Mazur outside his Conch Key home on July 29, 2012.

Mazur was reportedly sitting outside of his home and had just opened a beer when Dukeshire - aka "the sea hag" - came up and asked if she could have one. When Mazur refused, Dukeshire shot him five times in the abdomen, back and arm, according to a witness.

The Miami Herald reports Dukeshire pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Jan. 31 in a plea deal with the Monroe state attorney's office. Dukeshire was originally charged with first-degree murder in August 2012.

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