Staci Lisenby’s son admitted to her February 2011 murder on Wednesday at the Orange County Courthouse.
Lisenby was shot and killed on Feb. 20, 2011, and now her 15-year-old son will spend 20 years confined behind bars. He will serve the first part at a Texas Juvenile Justic Department facility until he becomes an adult at the age of 18. He will then be taken to an adult prison to serve the remaining years of the sentence. The teen was sentenced by County Court-at-Law Judge Troy Johnson who put him under court monitors since the teen had been living out of town with family.
The teen’s name is still not being made public and he was 14-years-old at the time of the shooting.
Lisenby’s son was taken into custody five days after her death. Her son called police and reported a white male had entered their home and shot his mother.
Law enforcement officers eventually found the .22 pistol used to kill Lisenby in a pond near the home and witnesses reported her son talked of killing his parents and he was seen shooting the gun.
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