Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Saturday will be the milder of the two days. Sun and clouds will be the rule with early weekend highs in the mid 80s. Back to the low to mid 90s on Sunday!
NEW BOSTON (December 6, 2012)—A judge has ruled that a Texas teenager's alleged confession in the 2011 deaths of a woman and her two children can be used at trial.
Attorneys Rachel Pittman, 18, sought to have her comments to law officers thrown out, as she faces trial next month in Rusk County in two of the slayings.
Investigators say Pittman was 16 and a juvenile at the time of the deadly May 2011 stabbings.
The bodies of Amanda Doss, 34, Guinevere Doss, 11, and Texas Johnson, 8, were found in their burned home in Redwater.
Wednesday's ruling says Pittman, who'll be tried as an adult, was 17 at the time of the alleged confession.
If convicted of capital murder in the deaths, she would not be eligible for execution because she was a juvenile at the time of the slayings.
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