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Texas Woman Admits To Killing A Church Camp Friend In Order To Steal Her Child

A Texas woman accused of strangling her church camp friend to death with a leash in order to steal the woman’s newborn to pass off as her own struck a plea deal with prosecutors to avoid a life sentence.

Magen Fieramusca, 37, pleaded guilty to the murder of Heidi Broussard, 33, prosecutors announced on Thursday. As part of a plea deal, Fieramusca’s capital murder charge was downgraded to first-degree murder and a charge of kidnapping was dropped.

She was sentenced to 50 years in prison. Read the full story here ▶