Kansas City Church Elder Earns Life Sentence After Killing Wife

Sordid deets and social media gossip dominated this tragic case. 

We notice that church folk desperately wanted to know a great many of the tawdry deets of this story including an alleged extramarital affair that supposedly sparked the killing.

Here's a passage from some of the reporting

"During his trial over the summer, several people gave testimony, including a young man who said he was involved in an extramarital relationship with the former church elder and Army veteran."

More importantly, here are the basics of the story's outcome . . .

Robert Lee Harris, who served as an elder at Repairers Kansas City, a charismatic nondenominational church in Missouri, was sentenced on Thursday to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 50 years for the killing of his 38-year-old wife, Tanisha, on Jan. 8, 2018.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com links . . .

Church elder gets life in prison for killing wife after less than 2 years of marriage

A former Missouri church elder who was convicted of killing his wife after less than two years of marriage, will now spend the rest of his life in prison for his crime.

Kansas City church elder sentenced for killing his wife

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) - A former elder in a Kansas City church was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for killing his wife, who was an associate pastor. Robert Lee Harris' sentencing comes after he was found guilty in August of first-degree murder in the death of 38-year-old Tanisha Harris.

Church Elder Sentenced to Life for Murder of Wife, Who Was Associate Pastor

Robert Lee Harris has received a life sentence for the first-degree murder of his wife, Tanisha Harris, who was 38. Robert was an elder of Repairers of The Breach Christian Center, a nondenominational church in Kansas City, Missouri, at the time of the murder. Tanisha was an associate pastor.