MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The family of a woman murdered by her husband is now suing him for more money.

Jeffrey Trevino is serving a 27-year sentence for the death of Kira Steger.

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Kira Trevino (credit: CBS)

Kira Trevino (credit: CBS)

A jury convicted him in 2013 of killing her in their St. Paul home during a fight, and then dumping her body in the Mississippi River.

Steger’s family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against him.

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Because Trevino was convicted of unintentional murder, the family believes his homeowner’s policy should cover Steger’s death. They also want some of his union pension.

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Trevino is not up for parole until 2031