Crawford allegedly went on tell police he strangled the child around her neck using his legs.
He allegedly applied so much force around the neck, petechiae resulted.
Before Eighth Judicial Criminal Court Judge Shayne Sexton gave Chesney his sentence, Tessa Lunceford, assistant district attorney general, read a statement prepared by Greg and Amy Leach, parents of the victim. You took a part of us we will never get back, Lunceford read.
As she spoke the words prepared by the grieving parents, they sat in the courtroom just rows away from Chesney.
The couple told him that because of his need to get high there would forever be an empty seat at the table.
Our local animal shelters are dedicated to providing rescue, rehabilitation and adoptive placement for abused and abandoned animals.Samuel Welch was prepared to testify that he saw Chesney fall asleep at the wheel in Oct. Another witness, who was in the car behind the Pontiac saw it strike the utility and roll over multiple times.The last piece of evidence Effler said he would show to the jury was picture of Leach- a picture of the young woman smiling.He then added that he would love to ask for his client to be released on his own recognizance but knew the court needed leverage to assure an appearance.Seeking information, Eighth Judicial Criminal Court Judge Shayne Sexton asked why there was a difference in the bails.