WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A former financial services executive has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the 2016 death of his estranged wife, a prominent doctor, in their suburban New York home.

Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino Jr. says Julius Reich was sentenced on Wednesday.

Dr. Robin Goldman, a pediatrician, was stabbed 22 times with an 8-inch kitchen knife as she took a shower. She still shared a Scarsdale home with Reich while they were getting a divorce.

Reich pleaded guilty to manslaughter in May.

The prosecutor says the victim's adult children had expressed a "strong desire" to "avoid the trauma of a trial."

They were not present for the sentencing.

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