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Bergman given 15 years in prison

"Likely a life sentence," attorneys say

DAVENPORT - A Moses Lake man has been found guilty of murdering his wife about 12 miles northwest of Sprague in Sept. 2022. 55-year-old Charles R. Bergman entered a guilty plea of second-degree murder and was sentenced to 15 years in prison in Lincoln County Superior Court Tuesday, May 30.

Bergman was originally charged with first-degree murder after being extradited from Pennsylvania to Lincoln County by U.S. Marshals last year, but the charge was reduced to a second-degree count after an agreement was reached between parties earlier this month.

Theresa Bergman's body was found by an area far...


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