Lisa carpenter Graham is on death row and was sentenced to the death penalty on 18th November 2015. The reason behind the death penalty was the murder of her daughter.
Early life Of Lisa Graham
Lisa Carpenter Graham was born in 1967 in the state of Alabama. She is now on death row for convicting the murder of her daughter Stephanie Shea Graham. The crime took place when Graham was 40 years old and the mother of a biological daughter. The prosecutor also claimed that she was dealing with mental illness, which further resulted in the murder conviction.
Crime With Kenneth Walton
The crime of Lisa Graham was to Hire a Hitman to kill her own daughter. Hitman was a family friend Kenneth Walton who took the gun from Carpenter and murdered her daughter. The mother was held in Russell county on July 5th, 2007. And the next Wednesday young woman Lisa Carpenter was sentenced to death. During the appeal, it was also claimed to proceed with the mental evaluation of Lisa Carpenter. However, the psychiatrist for the Alabama county was also involved in who was treating her. The main idea to evaluate mental health was to see if there is any mental illness.
Psychiatrists testified that Lisa has no mental illness; however, she was going through posttraumatic stress. Carpenter Graham has an IQ of 77, and she is not the kind of person who would mingle with other people a lot. After the long course of testimonies and graham’s defense team appealed Alabama Supreme Court give a life prison sentence to Alabama mother. Kenneth, who was involved in Lisa Carpenter’s daughter’s death, was also sentenced to life imprisonment.
Carpenters’ daughter was murdered brutally on the Alabama Highway of Russell county in 2007. The Gunman was Walton, and the name of her daughter was Stephanie Shea Graham. The Gunman is also serving life imprisonment.
When he was arrested, he quickly accepted the mother’s involvement. And provided the information that the mother provided the gun and was returned to her the day after. When the investigators focused and search the house, Graham could not provide them with the gun, which she had given to her other family friend for cleaning up. Her husband provided the information that it can be with ‘papa,’ the other family friend. The gun was found later, and Graham was arrested.