A Texas inmate received a last minute stay of execution Wednesday, and his lawyers say he's suffering from mental illnesses. It's a case that's been closely watched by the national media, and has given fuel to the conversation about whether someone that's mentally ill should be executed for their crimes.
31-year old Charity Johnson was arrested in Longview back in May for posing as a sophomore at New Life Christian School, and in a plea agreement this week learned how she'll be punished.
The story made national news when she was arrested, and it's making the rounds again now that the judge has handed down the sentence.
Ariel Castro, the Cleveland man who abducted and imprisoned three women in his home for a decade, agreed to a plea deal on Friday that will ensure that he does not face the death penalty. He will be in jail, without chance for parole, for the rest of his life.