Mo. Woman Asks Judge To Undo Plea In Child SlayingA Missouri woman who as a teenager wrote that killing a young neighbor was an "ahmazing" thrill asked a judge on Thursday to overturn her guilty plea, saying she made it under the fear of spending a lifetime in prison.
Alyssa Bustamante's Guilty Plea Appeal DelayedThe Cole County Circuit Court confirms that Bustamante's attorney has been granted a continuance. No new date has been set.
Mom Of Slain Missouri Girl Sues Mental Health Provider The wrongful death lawsuit by Patricia Preiss was filed against Pathways Behavioral Healthcare, two employees and 18-year-old Alyssa Bustamante.
Bustamante Entering Missouri's Prison System "If I could give my life to get her back I would. I'm sorry."
Teen Killer's Life was in Shambles Abandoned by her mother and missing a father in prison, Alyssa Bustamante had plunged to the depths of depression.
UPDATE: Bustamante Pleads Guilty To Killing 9-Year-Old GirlThe Missouri teen told authorities that she strangled, cut and stabbed a 9-year-old neighbor because she wanted to know what it felt
Statement Blocked in Bustamante TrialA juvenile officer used "deceptive tactics" in interview with teenager.