Skip to comments.Arizona woman gets life term for hammer killing
Posted on 04/30/2014 6:23:33 PM PDT by Olog-hai
A jury on Wednesday spared the life of an Arizona woman convicted of beating her husband to death with a hammer, sentencing her to life in prison instead of the death penalty.
The decision in the penalty phase of Marissa Devaults trial comes after the jury deliberated for about three days since April 22. Devault nodded when jurors were polled about their decision, and she hugged her attorneys before leaving the courtroom smiling.
Were happy with the decision they made, thank God, defense attorney Andrew Anderson Clemency said outside the courthouse. They made a decision to spare a life.
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Wow. Life for killing a hammer. Tough judge.
They sure sound like a bunch of creeps. Stripper, sugar daddy, child pornography collector. . . .
Well, I guess the Arizona taxpayers will get to pay for her room and board for the next 25 years or more.
Did she put the hammer back exactly where it belonged?
Was she a fan of Trini Lopez?
Didn’t an NBA team owner just commit a worse crime?
Is her name “Maxwell”?
To bad she didn't feel the same about her husband. I wonder if they gave her style points for singing hammer time while she killed her husband?
All that sugar couldn't make her sweet.
Flores testified that Devault wanted to either hire someone to kill Harrell, or kill him herself and tell police he tried to rape her after a night of drinking.
But she would still have been the real victim.
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