Woman Sentenced For Role In Audrain County Murder

A St. Louis area woman is now sentenced for her role in an Audrain County death last year.

According to court records Arline Diedrich was sentenced to ten years in prison by Judge Wesley Dalton on August 24th.

Diedrich was arrested in connection to the death of Leon Wilder on July 10, 2017 when Audrain County deputies found Wilder’s body near the county border with Boone County.

Prosecutors dropped multiple charges including murder against Diedrich.

Also arrested were Richard Henry and Justin Traughber for Wilder’s death.

Justin Traughber


Traughber is set to be in court for sentencing on September 28th.

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Richard Henry thought to have shot Wilder by law enforcement and facing first degree murder charges will have his case decided by a Warren County judge at a later date.

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