The case of an overnight attack on a couple in a small Michigan town could rewrite the rules for life sentences for teens convicted of murder.
A judge was free to give Tia Skinner a shot at parole but settled again on a sentence that means she’ll never leave prison.
Tia Skinner’s life sentence will be revisited because the U.S. Supreme Court banned mandatory no-parole sentences for teens convicted of murder. She was 17 at the time of the deadly attack.
A teen convicted of murdering her father and trying to kill her mother in a knife attack at their St. Clair County home says she regrets everything and blames her actions on a “bad temper.”
An 18-year-old woman convicted of murdering her father and trying to kill her mother in a knife attack has been sentenced to life in prison along with two young men convicted in the case.
St. Clair County Prosecutors say Tia Skinner, then 18 years old, planned the attack on her parents with two young men, one of which was her boyfriend.
A St. Clair County jury has found a 19-year-old man guilty of first-degree murder, attempted murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the slaying of a Yale man and stabbing of his wife in their home.
An 18-year-old woman, her ex-boyfriend and his neighbor are due in a Port Huron courtroom Monday for a pre-trial hearing in a knife attack that left her father dead and her mother seriously wounded.
A prosecutor says he expects the case against the 17-year-old daughter of a couple attacked in their Michigan home and two men authorities say carried out the stabbings to be handled at three separate trials.
Seventeen-year-old Tia Marie Mitchell-Skinner of Yale has been ordered to stand trial for the murder of her father and the brutal stabbing of her mother.