An Oklahoma mother gets a maximum sentence of eight years after she accidentally killed her 16-year-old daughter in an Indian Country.
Oklahoma Mom Gets Maximum Sentenced
An Oklahoma mom identified as Amanda Moffett, 43 years old, was sentenced to a maximum of eight years imprisonment after she accidentally killed her 16-year-old daughter. A news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Oklahoma confirmed that she pleaded guilty in connection to involuntary manslaughter.
In a published article in TRUE CRIME DAILY, Laramie Moffett, her 16-year-old daughter, alerted her mother about a stray dog attacking the kittens in their home. The Oklahoma mom discharged a firearm at what she thought was a stray dog but fatally shot her daughter.
Initial Charges to the Oklahoma Mother
According to an article published in The Kansas Star, the Oklahoma mother was initially charged with first-degree murder in Nowata County District Court but it was found that the case was dismissed after her lawyer claimed that she was wrongfully charged.
Furthermore, it was also found during the investigation that the two had an argument before the shooting incident. It is also not clear until now how many times the Oklahoma mother accidentally fired her daughter.
U.S. Attorney Clinton Johnson said, “Every gun owner has the legal responsibility to use extreme caution when discharging a firearm. This case unfortunately highlights the potential tragic results absent that caution.”