27, Mar 2015 - Etowah, AL Jury Wants Life for Grandma Who Ran 9-Year-Old to Death
The Alabama jury recommended Joyce Garrard serve life in prison for forcing her 9-year-old granddaughter to run until she collapsed. She later died.
27, Mar 2015 - Etowah, AL Life term sought for woman who ran girl to death
An Alabama jury has recommended that a woman convicted of running her nine-year-old granddaughter to death as punishment for lying about having eaten chocolates spend the rest of her life in prison.
27, Mar 2015 - Etowah, AL With grandmother prison-bound, Alabama prosecutors turn to stepmom in girl's running death
Jurors recommended life imprisonment without parole Thursday for the grandmother, Joyce Hardin Garrard, who was convicted of capital murder in the February 2012 death of 9-year-old Savannah Hardin. Etowah County Circuit Judge Billy Ogletree could still reject the jurors' suggestion and sentence the woman to death, but the chance seemed more remote after prosecutors said they would accept the ...
27, Mar 2015 - Etowah, AL Prosecutors Turn to Stepmother in Girl's Running Death
With grandmother prison-bound, Alabama prosecutors turn to stepmom in girl's running death
26, Mar 2015 - Etowah, AL Grandma's running death trial to continue with 1 less juror - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & M
GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) - With one less juror, a sentencing hearing was set to continue Wednesday for an Alabama woman convicted in her granddaughter's running death, but the judge did not announce a ruling on a defense motion to dismiss the case over allegations of juror misconduct.
26, Mar 2015 - Etowah, AL Life term recommended for Alabama woman who ran granddaughter to death: media
An Alabama jury on Thursday recommended that a woman convicted of running her 9-year-old granddaughter to death as punishment for lying about having eaten chocolates spend the rest of her life in prison, a local ABC News affiliate reported.
26, Mar 2015 - Etowah, AL Prosecutors play 911 call of girl they say was run to death
An Alabama woman on trial for murder in her granddaughter's death called out the child's name time after time as the girl lay on the ground after collapsing, but didn't tell medics the girl had run for hours,...
26, Mar 2015 - Etowah, AL Life term recommended for Alabama woman who ran granddaughter to death
By Sherrel Wheeler Stewart BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Reuters) - An Alabama jury recommended on Thursday that a woman convicted of running her 9-year-old granddaughter to death as punishment for lying about having eaten chocolates spend the rest of her life in prison, prosecutors said. Joyce Garrard, 50, was found guilty of capital murder last week in the 2012 death of Savannah Hardin. After finding her ...
26, Mar 2015 - Etowah, AL Convicted in girl's running death, grandma faces death
Jurors who convicted an Alabama woman in the running death of her 9-year-old granddaughter soon must decide whether they think she should die for the crime or spend the rest of her life in prison.
25, Mar 2015 - Questioning of jurors in Alabama running death trial completed
GADSDEN | The last panel of potential jurors were questioned Wednesday by defense attorneys and prosecutors in the capital murder case against Joyce Hardin Garrard, and the trial is expected to begin Monday. Jurors have been instructed to report back to the judicial building Friday afternoon, when Etowah County Circuit Judge William Ogletree said he expects to impanel a jury. In the interim ...
25, Mar 2015 - Attalla, AL Jurors to be selected in trial for Etowah Co. woman accused in girl's death
The trial for an Alabama woman accused of running her granddaughter to death is another step closer to starting.
24, Mar 2015 - Etowah, AL Local officials oppose prison reform bill
There’s no room in the county jail, and there’s no money to pay for extra prisoners — two factors that have the Alabama Sheriff’s Association and the Alabama Association of County Commissions working together to defeat a proposed Senate bill.
12, Oct 2014 - Etowah, AL Man convicted of killing Geontae Glass, 5, is getting new trial
ETOWAH CO., Ala. (WHNT) – A man convicted of killing his girlfriend’s young son in Etowah County is getting a new trial. Kevin Towles has been on death row since 2009, but a ruling by the Alabama Supreme Court is giving him another chance. The Court said on Friday Towles’ capital murder conviction and death […]
02, Mar 2012 - Etowah, AL Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty For Grandmother of Savannah Hardin - WHNT-TV
Prosecutors presented the evidence as part of a bond hearing in Etowah County Court. The attorneys for both Joyce Garrard ... flights to get back to the United States and to Gadsden, Alabama, to go to a Birmingham hospital and find his daughter ...