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Reviled mom elated to be off death row

Reviled mom elated to be off death row

PHOENIX - Debra Jean Milke was once one of the most reviled mothers around, convicted of dressing her 4-year-old son in his favorite outfit and sending him off to visit a mall Santa Claus with two men who shot the boy execution-style in the Arizona desert.

March 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Reviled mom elated to be off death row

Reviled mom elated to be off death row

Debra Jean Milke

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Reviled mom elated to be off death row

Reviled mom elated to be off death row

James Styers, former roommate of Debra Jean Milke, was sentenced to death on Dec. 14, 1990. Styers and Roger Scott are both on death row at a prison in Florence.

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Woman on death row 22 yrs. sees convictions overturned

Woman on death row 22 yrs. sees convictions overturned

PHOENIX - A federal appeals court on Thursday threw out the convictions of a woman on Arizona's death row who was found guilty of murder in the 1989 killing of her 4-year-old son, who was shot in the back of the head so the defendants could collect a life insurance policy.

March 15, 2013 12:00 am

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