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Ann Campbell pleads guilty to murder, attempted murder

Published 9:13am Thursday, December 13, 2012

Ann Campbell pleaded guilty Thursday to the murder of one of her sons and the attempted murder of another.

Campbell entered the plea at the Chilton County Courthouse with Judge John Bush presiding.

Bush told Campbell that each charge carries a sentence of 20 years to life in prison.

Sentencing is set for Jan. 3, 2013, at the courthouse.

Campbell was arrested and charged after a June 2011 incident at her home in the Enterprise community left 11-year-old Michael Campbell dead and Bailey Mays, who was 15 at the time, injured from a gunshot.

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  • Rickey

    Clearly the woman is guilty! Somebody murdered a kid and attempted to murder another … and it is none other than Ann Campbell! I’m not the judge nor the jury who will decide what she deserves come January 3rd, but I am confidant she will not be having a very Happy New Year. Facts show over and over and over again that sentencing someone to the death peanlty costs more in dollars than it does to put them in prison for the rest of their lives and give’em food, clothing (stripes)etc. It don’t sound right, but it really is the case.

    And my question remains: Should we as a civilized society take the life of Ann Campbell, who took the life of another person, in order to teach people that killing people is WRONG!

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  • metoo

    This woman did not get what she deserves! She took a child’s life and attempted to take another one. Now we get to feed, clothe & give her medical care. But that probably won’t be for long as she’ll probably get out in a few years. Sorry but I don’t see a much justice in this.

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  • ilovemdm1

    Michael was my cousin and so is bailey. You dont even know how happy it makes me to read that Ann is going away for a long long time. Michael was the sweetest kid, and didnt deserve this. RIP michael.

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