ELMIRA – Keith Robbins, the man who received a 25-year prison sentence for 1st degree manslaughter earlier this month in the slaying of wife, Shari, was committed to Elmira Correctional Facility on Tuesday, according to the State’s Department of Corrections website.
Robbins’ latest possible release date is November 16th, 2041, as he was already credited for serving just over 13 months while awaiting his potential trial. His earliest release date, which will have various conditions such as five years of supervision, is April 18th, 2038.
Shari Robbins was killed in a 2016 shooting. At the time, the relationship between Keith and Shari Robbins was estranged according to numerous accounts.
Police said Keith, 36, shot and killed the woman in the lot that’s used for overflow parking of Heritage Park, the rehabilitation and skilled nursing center less than a block away. Shari Robbins worked at Heritage Park.
Robbins was originally charged with 2nd degree murder and Injuring a Police Animal.
Robbins’ sentence stemmed from his guilty plea of manslaughter on Oct. 26 in front of Chautauqua County Court Judge David W. Foley.
The facility, also dubbed “The Hill”, is a maximum-security prison.