The South Florida woman convicted of kidnapping and child abuse in the case of missing 4-year-old foster child Rilya Wilson has been sentenced to 55 years in prison.
After nearly 14 hours of deliberations, jurors remained deadlocked on a murder charge against accused child killer Geralyn Graham, which led the judge to declare a mistrial on that charge. Jurors did, however, reach a unanimous decision on the four remaining charges in the case of 4-year-old foster child Rilya Wilson.
The jury deciding the fate of Geralyn Graham, accused of killing 4-year-old Rilya Wilson, has reached a verdict on four charges, but has deadlocked on one of the charges.
Jurors heard from state prosecutors one final time Wednesday afternoon before they decide the fate of accused child killer Geralyn Graham.
After eight weeks of testimony, the case against accused child killer Geralyn Graham is in its last phase as jurors heard colorful closing arguments Tuesday.
Prosecutors presented their rebuttal case Wednesday in the trial of Geralyn Graham who is accused of murdering 4-year-old foster child Rilya Wilson more than a decade ago.
The trial of Geralyn Graham for the death of foster child Rilya Wilson has recessed until the new year as of Thursday evening.
Robin Lunceford, a jailhouse informant, took the stand Wednesday afternoon in the murder trial of Geralyn Graham, accused of killing Rilya Wilson.
A key witness took the stand for a second day in the Geralyn Graham child murder trial. Pamela Graham, Geralyn’s former live-in partner, tearfully answered questions Tuesday as they centered on the abuse 4-year-old Rilya Wilson endured before her disappearance became public.
Geralyn Graham was described as a dominating woman who would punish the young foster girl they cared for by keeping her in the laundry room for days at a time, according to testimony by her former lover and live-in partner Pamela Graham.