6/17/13 SHOULD WOMAN WHO KILLED BIBLE TEACHER BE RELEASED FROM PRISON? (this was an outrageous crime..sickening…the poor elderly woman stabbed to death…I have a difficult time being "gracious" to the perpetrator(s). Is there any indication of true remorse? Is she sincerely penitent? I’m also a Christian & believe in grace & redemption, but that’s only possibe if the person first truly repents with a full understanding of the immense gravity of such a crime. I hope she does) *read more at
"INDIANAPOLIS – An Indiana woman put on death row at
age 16 for killing an elderly Bible school teacher is
scheduled to be released Monday after serving a prison
term that was shortened after the state Supreme Court
Paula Cooper’s death sentence at such a young age
sparked international protests and a plea for clemency
from Pope John Paul II….[the girls] showed up at Ruth Pelke’s house on May 14, 1985, with
plans of robbing the 78-year-old Bible school teacher.
Pelke let Cooper and two of the teen’s companions into
her Gary home after they told her they were interested in
As the fourth teen waited outside as a lookout, Cooper
stabbed Pelke 33 times with a butcher knife. Then she
and the other girls ransacked the house. The four girls
fled with Pelke’s car and $10.
Cooper’s three accomplices were sentenced to …"
"The wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving,
considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and
sincere. Peacemakers who sow in peace raise a harvest of righteousness."James
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