Convicted murderer Michael Yarnell conditionally released Monday

Victim's mother not happy

HOLTS SUMMIT, Mo. - Michael Yarnell pleaded guilty to first-degree involuntary manslaughter in the 2003 death of his wife, Angie Yarnell, as part of a plea agreement in 2009.

He said he shoved her off of the deck of their Ivy Bend home and then lost the body in a canoe.

Yarnell got out of prison Monday on conditional release.

Angie Yarnell's mother, Marianne Asher-Chapman of Holts Summit, is not happy about his release and feels that he is a danger to society. "He is a dark person; he doesn't show emotion in any way, not an inch of emotion. I think it's a matter of time before he offends again."

The body of Angie Yarnell has still not been recovered.

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