Deasia Watkins Ohio Mom Pleads Guilty To Decapitating Baby, Sentenced To 15-To-Life In Prison
In a case that has horrified people across the nation, Ohio mom Deasia Watkins has been found guilty of decapitating her 3-month-old baby and sentenced to 15-to-life in prison.
Who is Deasia Watkins?
Deasia Watkins is an Ohio mother who has plead guilty to decapitating her baby. She was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Watkins reportedly killed her baby by decapitating him with a kitchen knife. She then placed his head in the freezer. When police found the child’s body, they also found a note written by Watkins. The note said that she had killed her son because she “did not want him to suffer.”
Watkins’ act of killing her son has been described as “brutal” and “inhumane.” Her sentence reflects the severity of her crime. Watkins will spend the rest of her life behind bars for her heinous act.
What did she do?
In December of 2016, Deasia Watkins of Ohio plead guilty to decapitating her 11-month-old baby girl Ja’Niya. She was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after serving 20 years.
Watkins had been struggling with mental health issues and had stopped taking her medication prior to the incident. On the day of the tragedy, she called 911 to report that she had killed her baby. When police arrived, they found Ja’Niya’s body in a bassinet with her head severed. Watkins was arrested at the scene and charged with murder.
During her trial, Watkins’ defense team argued that she was not guilty by reason of insanity. However, the judge ruled that she was competent to stand trial and she eventually plead guilty to the charge of murder.
Watkins was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after serving 20 years. She will also be required to register as a Tier III sex offender for the rest of her life.
Why did she do it?
Deasia Watkins, an Ohio mother, has pleaded guilty to decapitating her baby. She has been sentenced to life in prison.
So why did she do it? Watkins claims that she was hearing voices that told her to kill her baby. She also said that she was feeling overwhelmed and that she wasn’t thinking clearly when she committed the act.
Watkins’ attorney said that she is sorry for what she did and that she is taking responsibility for her actions. He also said that she is mentally ill and needs help.
It’s clear that Watkins was not in her right mind when she committed this horrific act. Hopefully, she will get the help she needs while in prison.
How did this happen?
Deasia Watkins, an Ohio mother, pleaded guilty to decapitating her baby. She was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole.
Watkins had been struggling with mental health issues for some time. In the months leading up to the incident, she had been exhibiting increasingly erratic behavior. She had stopped taking her medication and had become increasingly paranoid.
On the day of the incident, Watkins became convinced that her baby was possessed by demons. She then used a kitchen knife to decapitate the child. Watkins’ two other children were in the home at the time and witnessed the incident.
Watkins pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated murder and endangering children. As part of her plea deal, she was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after serving 20 years.
What is the long term impact of this incident?
The long term impact of this incident is not yet known. It is possible that Deasia Watkins could be released from prison at some point, depending on her behavior and the decisions of the parole board. However, it is also possible that she will spend the rest of her life in prison.
This incident has definitely had an impact on the lives of those involved. Deasia Watkins will likely never see her children again. Her family has also been affected by this tragedy. It is possible that they will never be able to forget what happened.
This incident also highlights the importance of getting help if you are struggling with mental health issues. Deasia Watkins was clearly in a lot of pain and she needed help. If she had been able to get the help she needed, this tragedy might have been prevented.
Deasia Watkins, an Ohio mother who pleaded guilty to decapitating her baby, was sentenced to 15-to-life in prison on Thursday. In a gruesome act of violence, Watkins used a kitchen knife to sever her infant daughter’s head from her body in 2016. The child, Janiyah Watkins, was just four months old at the time of her death.
Watkins pleaded guilty to aggravated murder and abuse of a corpse in March, just days before her trial was set to begin. As part of a plea deal reached with prosecutors, she will be eligible for parole after serving 15 years behind bars.
While nothing can undo the horrific act that Deasia Watkins carried out, we hope that this sentence will bring some measure of justice for Janiyah and her family.