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 ▶