Daniel Arteaga was convicted of murder in April for shooting Kimberley Rae Schmidt, 34. Her body was found by her mother on New Year’s Day 2012.
KHQ reports Arteaga dated Schmidt for more than six years although he was married.
Both worked at Scuba Center of Spokane.
More Northwest Headlines
Man attacked by bear at Joint Base Lewis-McChord More than 350 people evacuated as Lake Chelan wildfire grows Tourists flock to gawk at highway projects such as Seattle’s floating bridge Kitsap sewage spill prompts warning to stay out of water Medical examiner: Man who died in custody inhaled vomit Miss Tri-Cities loses crown after theft conviction revealed A look at the extreme West Coast weather With protest over, Shell prepares for Arctic Ocean drilling
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.