September 19, 2023
At the beginning of March, a woman sat shackled in an orange jumpsuit in a Myrtle Beach courtroom. She is wanted for the murder of her 11-year-old stepson in Colorado but was arrested in Florida.
Can she be tried in Florida for a crime that allegedly occurred in Colorado? Not exactly.
So, how does this work?
In this case, the defendant waived her right to an extradition hearing, which means she will be returned to Colorado to face first-degree murder [...]