North Country man handed life without parole for killing wife, state trooper

Justin Walters shot his wife 13 times and then shot Trooper Joel Davis nearly two years ago.

Posted: Apr 23, 2019 2:46 PM
Updated: Apr 23, 2019 2:51 PM

The man who murdered his wife and a state trooper in Jefferson County was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Justin Walters shot his wife 13 times and then shot Trooper Joel Davis nearly two years ago.

Trooper Davis was the first officer to respond to the scene.

The killings happened in the summer of 2017, and Walters was found guilty last month.

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