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Woman pleads guilty to trying to murder her husband with minivan

Angel Crews, 27, pleaded guilty to attempted second-degree murder of her husband, Tyler Connelly outside a Tractor Supply Co in Madison Heights, Virginia last November.

A woman who claims her husband was cheating her pleaded guilty to trying to murder him by running him over with a minivan. 

Angel Crews pleaded guilty in Amherst County Circuit Court to attempted second-degree murder of her husband, Tyler Connelly.

The 26-year-old now faces a maximum of 36 years in prison, and will be sentenced on May 9. 

She struck and mowed down the 23-year-old with her minivan in a shopping center parking lot in Madison Heights, Virginia, on November 16. 

It is not clear how much time she faces or when she will be charged.  

The mother-of-three then waited inside her car, parked outside of the Tractor Supply Co, until a trooper arrived, according to The News & Advance. 

Several people, including Crews’ three young children, were in the van at the time, Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney Stephen Eubank said. 

She struck and mowed down the 23-year-old with her minivan in a shopping center parking lot then waited inside her car until a trooper arrived

She struck and mowed down the 23-year-old with her minivan in a shopping center parking lot then waited inside her car until a trooper arrived

Several people, including Crews' three young children, were in the van at the time, Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney Stephen Eubank said

Several people, including Crews’ three young children, were in the van at the time, Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney Stephen Eubank said

Connelly suffered multiple injuries and was taken to Lynchberg General Hospital and then airlifted to the hospital at the University of Virginia. 

Eubank said Crews told witnesses at the scene that she hit her husband with the van because she believed he had cheated on her.

The family had a history of domestic violence and abuse, according to ABC 13. Since January 2017 emergency services deputies have been called to their house 50 times. 

‘It really just upset me, the fact that she would put her children in danger like that,’ one of the kids’ cousins ABC 13.

‘This isn’t the first time that she has attempted to hit him or run him over.’ 

The cousin explained that in 2016 Crews was charged with felony hit and run and malicious wounding after an incident that year in which Connelly was clipped, but not seriously injured. 

She pleaded guilty at the time to misdemeanor hit and run.   



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