Saturday, August 21, 2010

Plea deal reached

You may not think so but I think both Libby Weiderman and Eric DeWalt sure got a hell of a plea offer from the State on this case.

Forty years for a murder?  Sudden passion may have been a concern?  Even though she drove to the place of work of the victim who was in a relationship with the defendant's ex-husband?

Woman is handed 40-year term
By Valentino Lucio - Express-News

A San Antonio woman was sentenced to 40 years in prison Friday afternoon for shooting and killing her ex-husband's former girlfriend in the parking lot of an animal clinic last year.

Leticia Arcos, 37, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of Kristy Appleby in February 2009.

Arcos accosted Appleby, 32, in the parking lot of the animal clinic where she worked, then chased and shot her multiple times as at least six people watched.

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