DENVER (CBS4) – More than two decades into her life sentence, a convicted murderer dubbed the “Fatal Attraction Killer” will be released soon to a halfway house in Lakewood.

In 1990 in Colorado Springs, Reali shot and killed Diane Hood, the wife of Reali’s lover, Brian Hood. He had convinced her to murder his wife.

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Gov. Bill Ritter commuted her sentence in 2011 to make her eligible for parole, but that was denied. She is eligible again in 2016. Her good behavior factored into the move.

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“I am not the woman I was 20 years ago,” she said then in an interview with CBS4.

Hood is serving a 37-year sentence for his wife’s murder.

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Jennifer Reali describes in court the shooting of Diane Hood. (credit: CBS)

Jennifer Reali describes in court the shooting of Diane Hood. (credit: CBS)