An Alabama woman was sentenced to death after she reportedly tortured her two young stepchildren for months and ultimately murdered them (video below).
Heather Leavell-Keaton became the first woman in Mobile County, Alabama, to be sentenced to death row after she killed her common law husband’s two young children. In March of 2010, Keaton reportedly duct taped 4-year-old Natalie Deblase and put her in a suitcase for 12 hours – then fatally choked her. Her body was then dumped in a wooded area.
The little girl’s brother, 3-year-old Chase Deblase, was killed in June of 2010 after being taped to a broom handle and left in the corner of the bedroom Keaton shared with the children’s father, John Deblase. He was also choked to death and left in the woods.