Indiana Woman Convicted in a Crash That Killed Three Children Wins Part of an Appeal
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS - An Indiana woman convicted in a crash that killed three children crossing a highway to board a school bus has won part of an appeal of her conviction, but lost the primary argument.

The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of Alyssa L. Shepherd.

A Fulton County jury convicted Shepherd of three counts of reckless homicide and other charges related to the October 2018 crash near Rochester that three school aged children, and seriously injured a fourth child.
A judge sentenced her to four years in prison.

Shepherd is imprisoned at the Rockville Correctional Facility. Her earliest possible release date is September 2022.


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