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.