Montgomery Had Abusive Childhood

1 decade 1 year 10 months ago Sunday, October 14 2007 Oct 14, 2007 Sunday, October 14, 2007 6:10:29 PM CDT October 14, 2007 in News
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The 39-year-old is charged with kidnapping resulting in death. Prosecutors say she was nine months into a faked pregnancy in December 2004 when she drove to the northwest Missouri town of Skidmore and killed 23-year-old Bobbie Jo Stinnett. She showed off the newborn as her own before she was arrested the next day in her Melvern, Kansas home. Montgomery has pleaded not guilty, and her attorneys are pursuing an insanity defense. A parade of witnesses testified Friday that Montgomery's stepfather sexually abused her. They also testified that Montgomery's mother mistreated her.

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