No parole for woman convicted of parents’ slaughter at the age of 12

DALLAS – a Dallas-area woman sentenced for capital murder 2010 the slaughter of her mother and stepfather when she was 12, is sent to an adult prison rather than parole to her 20-year sentence.

The Dallas Morning News reports ) that State Court Andrea Martin agreed with the juvenile authorities, who testified Tuesday that Holly Popovich remains manipulative and vindictive and should not be released. Officers of justice for her transfer to the adult prison system.

Popovich was eligible for parole on her 19th birthday next month.

Evidence showed Popovich took her then 13-year-old friend to kill Darlene and Alan Nevil in their Garland home. Both were too young to be tried as adults. The boy is now 19 and received a 28-year sentence. Popovich received 20 years.


Information from: The Dallas Morning News,

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