A former inmate who served as a key witness in the Rilya Wilson child murder trial two years ago, appeared in court Friday.
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.
Defense attorneys for Geralyn Graham continued to present their case Monday with testimony from a county prison guard whose testimony aims to discredit a jailhouse informant’s assertion that Graham confessed to her about killing foster child Rilya Wilson.
In bombshell testimony for the defense, a former inmate testified Thursday that two of the state’s key witnesses worked together to make up stories about Geralyn Graham’s alleged confessions.
Defense attorneys for Geralyn Graham, the woman accused of killing missing 4-year-old foster child Rilya Wilson, argued for an acquittal of all charges in her case Wednesday morning based on the fact that Rilya’s body has never been found.