Debra Jeter AP Photo
HILLSBORO, TX -- Debra Jeter, convicted for a brutal act she committed June 5th, 2009, will receive life in prison for slaughtering her youngest daughter and attempting to murder her oldest. On Tuesday, May 25th, 2010, Debra
Per the plea agreement, Jeter pleaded guilty to a life sentence on the attempted capital murder charge and life without parole on the capital murder charge. Debra told her lawyer, "the most compassionate thing she could do for her surviving daughter would be to plead guilty."
All murders are chilling, but what Debra Jeter purportrated that day almost a year ago was simply evil. The two girls were greeted by their mother that fateful afternoon as she asked, "Wanna have some fun?" Luring her girls, Kiersten (13) and Kelsey (12), by telling them she had a surprise for them, Debra picked them up from her estranged husband, Lee Jeter. Her daughters were prepared to spend the weekend with mom. She told them they would be singing American Idol songs and reading books together...