Albrecht Muth sentenced to 50 years for murder of Georgetown socialite wife Viola Drath

Viola Drath, seen in 2004, was 71 when she married the 26-year-old Muth in 1991. (James R. Brantley/AP)
Viola Drath, seen in 2004, was 71 when she married the 26-year-old Muth in 1991. (James R. Brantley/AP)

Albrecht Gero Muth, the eccentric German man convicted of murdering his Georgetown socialite wife, was sentenced on Wednesday to 50 years in prison.

The 49-year-old was convicted in January of the 2011 fatal beating and strangulation of his 91-year-old wife, Viola Drath.

Our colleague Keith Alexander has the full story.

JulieAnn McKellogg is the video producer for The Reliable Source.
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