Patricia Currie of Mandeville was 75 when she turned up at the office of Keith Couture in October 2016, wearing latex gloves, plastic grocery bags on her feet and a shotgun hidden beneath a towelA 78-year-old Louisiana woman has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for trying to kill her attorney who had represented her in a bankruptcy case days before Patricia Currie of Mandeville was 75 when she turned up at the office of Keith Couture in October 2016, wearing latex gloves, plastic grocery bags on her feet and a shotgun hidden beneath a towel Couture walked into the office alone to find Currie sat in the lobby with a towel placed across her lap ‘When I approached her in my waiting room, I asked her what she was doing,’ he told DailyMail com days afterward. ‘She said “I’m here to kill you”’.’She lifted up the gun, and the barrel came out from under the towel I grabbed the end of the rifle and pushed it away, and wrestled the gun away from her ‘Couture managed to wrestle the weapon away from Currie and called the Sheriff’s Office Deputies found the gun was loaded and that she had four additional shells in her undergarments, as well as a box of ammunition in her car Couture (pictured) walked into the office alone to find Currie sat in the lobby with a towel placed across her lap ‘When I approached her in my waiting room, I asked her what she was doing,’ he told DailyMail com. ‘She said “I’m here to kill you”’. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Woman jailed for ‘pulling a gun in self defense’ and forced FBI joins search for missing 14-year-old Virginia girl who. Share this article Share Currie testified that she was just trying to scare Couture He had tried unsuccessfully a few weeks earlier to withdraw as her attorney in a bankruptcy case  Couture and Currie had ‘disagreed fundamentally on the direction and the procedure to take,’ according to court documents, but a judge rejected Couture’s request In a powerful victim impact statement on Friday, Couture said he could only think of his wife and children as he fought for his life, with his wife also saying the crime continues to haunt the family still, even three-years-on Currie testified that she was just trying to scare Couture. He had tried unsuccessfully a few weeks earlier to withdraw as her attorney in a bankruptcy caseProsecutors argued that Currie should receive the maximum sentence of 50 years for her crimes, while the defense sought the minimum of 10 years Judge Zaunbrecher settled on a 22-year sentence, citing the violent nature of the crime, the shotgun, her lack of truthfulness, candor or remorse were mitigated by the fact that she had no prior convictions, according to the news release Letters written by Currie were also revealed in court, in which she wrote she understands why people ‘like blowing up buildings and opening fire on anybody & everybody,’ adding, ‘That’s the way I feel ’If she serves the whole term, she’ll be 100 at its end.