TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A woman has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for fatally stabbing a man in a bar fight.

Thirty-three-year-old Shelbie Mech pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of 22-year-old John Bowman. She was sentenced Friday in Baltimore County Circuit Court.

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Prosecutors say on July 7, 2013, Mech stabbed Bowman twice in the abdomen while he was being held by a security guard in the Fishhead Cantina in Arbutus. Bowman died at a trauma center.

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Authorities say Mech’s husband, 37-year-old Michael Singer, drove her away from the scene after the stabbing.

Singer was convicted of being an accessory after the fact to the murder and was sentenced to a year in prison.

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