BUT FIRST...A SPOKANE JURY FOUND JASON FLETT GUILTY
OF FIRST DEGREE MURDER TODAY.
FLETT WAS ON TRIAL FOR THE GRUESOME KILLING OF RAMONA
CHILDRESS IN 2012.
SHE WAS FOUND A YEAR LATER..BURIED ON A REMOTE PROPERTY
IN ELK..TONIGHT...KXLY'S 4'S ALEX LEFRIEC SPOKE WITH
CHILDRESS'S BROTHER AND JOINS NOW IN STUDIO WITH MORE...I
THIS ENTIRE ORDEAL HAS BEEN AGONIZING FOR THE CHILDRESS
FAMILY BUT THEY SAY THIS CONVICTION WILL HELP BRING
You know it was finally a win for Ramona.
FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF RAMONA CHILDRESS BREATHED A
SIGH OF RELEIF AS JASON FLETT WAS CONVICTED OF FIRST
Ya it was excitement, victorious.
You know I actually applauded out loud in the quiet
ABE CARROLL SAYS HIS SISTER WAS A DEVOTED MOTHER AND
She was full of love.
That was almost the thing you hated about her.
There was so many hugs, so much love it was smothering
but it most definitely is her best characteristic.
PROSECUTORS SAY FLETT KILLED CHILDRESS BECAUSE SHE
HAD INFORMATION THAT COULD SEND HIM BACK TO JAIL.
INVESTIGATORS FOUND THAT FLETT STRANGLED CHILDRESS
BEFORE BEATING HER WITH A SHOVEL AND STABBING HER...
A WITNESS TOLD POLICE HE HELPED FLETT BURY THE BODY
OUTSIDE OF ELK, WASHINGTON.
THE JURY ALSO FOUND THAT A DEADLY WEAPONS ENHANCEMENT
APPLIED TO THIS CASE..WHICH WILL ADD JAIL TIME TO
This was a difficult case for the jury to hear.
There was some photographs and evidence that were
very difficult for someone who is considered to be
a lay person, for them to digest.
HASKELL SAYS THAT BECAUSE OF THE AGGREVATING CIRCUMSTANCES
OF THIS CASE.
INCLUDING GRATITIOUS VIOLENCE,
AND THAT WEAPONS ENHANCEMENT.
FLETT COULD RECEIVE LIFE IN PRISON.
HIS SENTENCING DATE IS SET FOR SEPTEMBER 26TH.
REPORTING IN THE STUDIO TONIGHT, ALEX LEFRIEC, KXLY-4