Woman Changes Her Mind To Kill

9 years 1 month 4 weeks ago October 12, 2007 Oct 12, 2007 Friday, October 12 2007 Friday, October 12, 2007 4:21:11 AM CDT in News
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KANSAS CITY (AP) - Lisa Montgomery briefly reconsidered her plan to kill Bobbie Jo Stinnett and cut her baby from her womb, but then decided to go ahead and commit the crime. That was the testimony from two law-enforcement officers who interviewed Montgomery after her arrest the day after Stinnett was killed in December 2004. The officers said Montgomery took a concealed rope and knife with her into Stinnett's home in Skidmore after going there under the guise of adopting a puppy. Montgomery told the officers she almost left the home without harming Stinnett, but then changed her mind. She strangled Stinnett, cut into her womb and removed the baby with her own hands. They say she confessed during interviews near her home in Melvern, Kansas. Prosecutors are expected to rest their case today in Kansas City federal court.

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