Local woman gets life sentence for taking part in mother's death

Posted: Feb 15, 2012 10:14 PM CST
By: Stephanie Jacksis, KXXV-TV.com in Waco

GATESVILLE - It only took jury members an hour to deliberate, before giving a former Copperas Cove student a life sentence Wednesday afternoon.

Gwendolyn Greene, 20, pleaded guilty to aggravated kidnapping Monday. 

Prosecutors asked the jury to send a strong message to the defendant.  And the jury consisting of three women and nine men sided with the district attorney, sentencing Greene to life in prison. 

She must serve a minimum of 30 years in prison before being eligible for parole.

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