Woman Sentenced For Killing Ex's New Girlfriend, Sending Family Messages Pretending To Be Her For Years

She even posed as her victim on Mother's Day, sending a message to her mom.

By Gina Tron

An Omaha, Nebraska woman was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday for murdering a woman and then posing as her online and through texts.

Shanna Golyar, 42, was sentenced to life in prison for killing Cari Farver, 37 in 2012, the Omaha World-Herald reported. Prosecutors claimed Golyar murdered the victim after witnessing her leaving the home of the man that Golyar had dated.

Farver’s body was never found. However, the court was shown a photo taken by Golyar that allegedly showed Farver’s decomposing foot. Prosecutors also presented 13 emails written by Golyar that detailed the murder.

After Farver’s disappearance, her family received messages from Farver’s phone and from a fake Facebook account for years. Golyar even posed as Farver on Mother's Day, sending a message to Farver's mom.

Douglas County District Judge Timothy Burns said that Golyar spun a “twisted plot of lies, deceit and impersonations through digital messaging,” according to Crime Online.

“We’d still like to know exactly what happened and where my daughter ended up so we could take care of her,” said Farver’s mother, Nancy Raney in an Omaha World-Herald report.

Golyar remained stoic during Tuesday’s sentencing hearing. She did not address the court.

[Image: Douglas County Jail]

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