Crime

Video: Daniel DeWild gets 74 years for brutal murder after twin brother's reenactment

In August, when David DeWild pleaded guilty in the 2003 murder of Heather DeWild, wife of his twin brother, Daniel DeWild, we speculated that David had agreed to testify against his sibling in exchange for a lesser sentence. Turns out, though, that he did more than that. Much more.

David participated in a video reenactment of the slaying, which he describes as even more heartless and methodical than anyone suspected -- and no doubt contributed to Daniel receiving a 74-year sentence this week. Details, photos and video below.

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