Ex-Prison Guard Murdered Ex-Wife with Axe as Sister Says He Will Be ‘Locked up Like an Animal’

People - 04-23


A former corrections officer will spend the rest of his life in prison after killing his ex-wife with an axe. Mark Owens, 57, received a mandatory life sentence after he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, PEOPLE confirms. He confessed to killing his 48-year-old wife, Kim Penney, as she headed to work on the morning of Sept. 27, 2017.