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Teen gave 33-year-old boyfriend 'ultimatum' to kill his mom within 5 hours before bludgeoning and strangling other woman to death

Kaitlan didn't get a chance to be one of the women on death row but she should have - or at least no chance at parole. TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio teenager who bludgeoned her adult boyfriend's mother to death with a rock after giving him an ultimatum to kill her has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 25 years. Her boyfriend, who helped dispose of his mother's body, received the same sentence. Kaitlyn Coones, 18, and Jonathon Jones, 34, pleaded no contest on June 4 to aggravated murder and abuse of a corpse in the 2023 death of 53-year-old Nicole Jones, according to Lucas County Prosecutor Julia Bates. Prosecutors said Coones, who was 17 at the time of the murder and had been living with the Jones family, admitted to killing Nicole on April 19, 2023, because she felt Nicole disapproved of her relationship with Jonathon. Coones reportedly gave Jonathon five hours to kill his mother, threatening to end their relationship if he didn't. Wh

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 In your opinion, which of the following areas of women's healthcare, if improved, would have the greatest potential impact in preventing worsening health conditions that could be a factor in violent crimes committed by women? Expanding affordable access to preventive care and early intervention services Increasing screening and support for women experiencing domestic violence or abuse Improving training for healthcare providers to recognize and address unique risk factors and warning signs in female patients Implementing more comprehensive reproductive and maternal healthcare services

Texas Woman Sentenced to Death for Killing Pregnant Friend and Stealing Unborn Baby

  Welcome to Woman Condemned, where we learn about the lives and crimes of the women on death row , and serving life. Today, we'll take a look at Taylor Parker. Leave your thoughts below. TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) — Taylor Parker, a 29-year-old Texas woman, was sentenced to death Wednesday for the gruesome 2020 murder of her friend Reagan Simmons-Hancock and her unborn daughter, Braxlynn Sage Hancock. The sentencing comes after a Bowie County jury deliberated for just over an hour, concluding Parker’s trial which had captivated the region with its shocking details and subsequent jailhouse drama. The same jury convicted Parker convicted Parker of capital murder on October 3 for the slaying of 21-year-old Simmons-Hancock. Parker, driven by a desperate attempt to maintain her relationship with her boyfriend, had gone to extreme lengths to fake a pregnancy, including staging ultrasounds and even hosting a gender-reveal party. The plan culminated in the violent act of cutting Simmons-Hanco