Accused 15-year-old killer Alyssa Bustamante appeared in court Wednesday to find out that she would be tried as an adult for the murder of 9-year-old Elizabeth Olten on October 21, 2009. The decision to try her as an adult could culminate in a rare juvenile death penalty, as her court-appointed attorney pointed out while arguing that Bustamante should be tried as a juvenile. Elizabeth Olten disappeared Oct. 21, 2009, and police say they were soon led to Bustamante by a hand-written note...Read Full Story
Alyssa Bustamante was arrested and charged with the murder of 9-year-old Elizabeth Olten in October, 2009 at the age of 15. Police have said that Alyssa Bustamante told them she killed the girl because she wanted to know what it felt like.