Texas Girl Exonerated in Dad's Murder

Jury finds that the 15-year-old shot her father in self defense.
1:18 | 02/07/12

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After four days of contentious deliberations. This jury walked from the courtroom some -- the -- defendants. You spoke in detail about their decision which doesn't get it that the evidence that Protestant decision so that it. Self defense that's what the girl's attorneys hope the jury would believe. That the bid at twelve year old girl shot and killed her father after years of physical and sexual abuse. They say she killed him in his sleep with his own gun because she feared he would hurt her in after they had or -- we have we -- That's the girl's step grandmother she like most of the girl's family watched most if not all of the trial. Where prosecutors claim the girl all which killed her father. Because she supposedly thought he was too strict would be very happy never he knew she wouldn't. -- -- That's something. Her mother says she has been through so much that it's time now to look forward to the future it's that -- Eight that this is -- -- to create. Happy with the -- anything. A verdict that left jurors in tears.

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