Sunday, August 19, 2012

Lisa Montgomery Death Penalty

Lisa Montgomery Death Penalty - In 2004, Lisa Montgomery strangled a 23 year old pregnant woman, Bobbie Jo Stinnett, who was found in her home in Skidmore, Missouri, with her belly cut open and her unborn child missing.
Stinnett’s mother found her daughter in a pool of blood and called 911 immediately, telling them it looked, “as though her daughter’s stomach had exploded,” stated an an FBI affidavit.

Authorities started a nationwide search immediately with massive media coverage and police found Lisa Montgomery, in Kansas, with the baby, which survived, and she had claimed was her own.
After she was in custody, according the affidavit, Montgomery “confessed to having strangled Stinnett and removing the fetus. Lisa Montgomery further admitted the baby she had was Stinnett’s baby and that she had lied to her husband about giving birth to a child.

The baby was brought to the Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center in Topeka, Kansas, and the united with her father, Zeb Stinnett. The baby’s name is Victoria Jo.
Monday, December 20, 2004, Lisa Montgomery was brought to court and sat motionless as the charges were read against her in in U.S. District Court.
CNN reported at the time that her attorneys answered all questions at that hearing and she never looked up from the complaint that was sitting in front of her.

On or about December 16, 2004, at Skidmore, in Nodaway County, in the Western District of Missouri and elsewhere, LISA M. MONTGOMERY, the defendant, a/k/a Darlene Fischer, a/k/a Fischer4kids, willfully and unlawfully kidnapped, abducted, carried away, and held Victoria Jo Stinnett, and willfully transported Victoria Jo Stinnett in interstate commerce from Skidmore, Missouri, across the state line to Melvern, Kansas, the actions of the defendant resulting in the death of Bobbie Jo Stinnett.
The went on to charge 11 special findings, describing the murder and kidnapping.
The Department of Justice issued a news release on that day announcing the indictment of Lisa Montgomery.
Lisa M. Montgomery, 36, of Melvern, was charged by a federal grand jury with kidnapping Victoria Jo Stinnett and taking her across the state line from Skidmore, Mo., to Melvern. According to the indictment, Montgomery’s actions resulted in the death of Bobbie Jo Stinnett, the baby’s mother.

The federal indictment alleges that Montgomery strangled Bobbie Jo Stinnett with a rope and then used a kitchen knife to cut her infant daughter from her womb. At the time of her death, the indictment says, Bobbie Jo Stinnett was eight months pregnant.
On November 16, 2005, the US Attorney’s office filed a Notice of Intent to seek the death penalty against Lisa Montgomery for the muder of Bobbie Jo Stinnett.

Lisa Montgomery Death Penalty Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Arm Aritn

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