Tylar Witt Pleads Guilty to Murder

by at . Comments

Tylar Witt, a 15-year-old accused of participating in the stabbing death of her mother last year over a dispute over the teen's boyfriend, pleaded guilty to murder.

Prosecutors say Witt, 14 at the time, was furious that her mom, Joanne Witt, showed Tylar's diary to sheriff's deputies. Her mother had called authorities to claim Tylar's boyfriend, Steven Colver, then 19, committed statutory rape.

Tylar was accused of drugging her mother before she went to sleep in their home before boyfriend Colver, authorities allege, stabbed Joanne Witt, who was 47, several times. Tylar and Steven dyed their hair and fled to the San Francisco area.

Lawyers for each defendant have maintained that the other defendant committed the murder. Now Tylar Witt will be testifying against Colver soon.

Under a plea deal, after Tylar testifies and Colver is either convicted or acquitted, her conviction will be reduced to second-degree murder without special circumstances, and the court will sentence her to no more than 15 years to life.

Tags:
Like Us On Facebook

More From The Hollywood Gossip

Tony-dungy-i-would-not-draft-michael-sam

Tony Dungy Defends Michael Sam Comments, Denies Homophobia

Tony Dungy says he is not homophobic. The Super Bowl-winning coach is defending his Michael Sam comments.
Justin-bieber-wheelchair

Justin Bieber Uses Wheelchair at Disneyland: WHY?!?

Did Justin Bieber use a wheelchair at Disneyland to cut the lines? Would he actually do that?!?
Bella-hadid-photo

Bella Hadid, Daughter of Yolanda Foster, Arrested For DUI

Bella Hadid, the daughter of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Yolanda Foster, has been arrested for DUI.
Justin-bieber-violating-probation-by-partying

Justin Bieber to Be Placed Under Citizen's Arrest for Drug Use?

Justin Bieber may be in a lot of trouble with the law. Yes, folks, again.

Avatar

How sad is right, not the first certainly not the last.

Avatar

that is so sad what they did both deserve to pay

Avatar

IT DOES NOT MATTER WHO KILLED HER THEY R BOTH EQUALLY GUILATY & SHOULD GET EQUAL TIME.