Stepdaughter, man she hired to kill Shawnee man sent to prison for attempted murder
05/29/2014 5:27 PM
06/03/2014 10:17 AM
Two people convicted of trying to beat a 69-year-old Shawnee man to death last year were sentenced Thursday to prison.
A Johnson County judge sent the victim’s 23-year-old stepdaughter, Nicole Rose Carter, to prison for 12 years and 11 months. The judge sentenced Adam Hersh, 24, of Kansas City, to 19 years and six months. Carter and her mother recruited Hersh to carry out the attack with a baseball bat.
Carter and Hersh had pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit first-degree murder.
Previously, a jury convicted Denise Davey, Carter’s mother and wife of the victim, on the same charges. She was sentenced to 48 years in prison.
Hersh’s sister, Whitney Hersh, previously was sentenced to six years.
Tony Rizzo, firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the Discussion
The Kansas City Star is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.