Man sentenced for murdering wife in Sept. 2015

Brent Bogseth's mug shot

PAW PAW, Mich. (WOOD) — A southwest Michigan man who murdered his wife in September 2015 will spend the rest of his life in prison.

Brent Bogseth was sentenced Monday in Van Buren County Circuit Court.

Authorities say Bogseth killed his wife Kimberly Bogseth on Sept. 1, 2015. The cause of death was blunt force trauma.

An undated courtesy photo of Kimberly Bogseth.
An undated courtesy photo of Kimberly Bogseth.

Bogseth filed to divorce his wife on Sept. 8, saying in court documents that she had left the home after an argument and that he could not find her. Her body was found the next day at the couple’s Columbia Township home the next day.

A jury found Bogseth guilty of murder on Sept. 16 of this year.