Archer sentenced to 18 years for murder of wife

Lorenzo Archer, Jr. (Provided Photo)
Lorenzo Archer, Jr. (Provided Photo)

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – An investigation that spanned eight days across four states lands one man behind bars for 18 years.

This is a story News 10 first reported last June.

Officials report Lorenzo Archer, 50 who was a resident of Terre Haute, killed his wife and dumped her body in southwestern Ohio. Archer was then arrested in South Carolina.

Archer pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter, a lesser charge than the original murder charge he faced.

A judge sentenced archer to 18 years in prison for the crime.

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