- Judith Ann Neelley, convicted of murdering 13-year-old Lisa Ann Millican whose assemblage was dumped into an Alabama canyon, was swiftly denied parole Thursday.
- Millican was abducted from a Georgia buying mall, sexually assaulted, injected with drain cleaner, and yet changeable successful 1982.
- Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said Neelly should not beryllium allowed to acceptable ft extracurricular a prison.
Alabama officials swiftly denied parole Thursday for a pistillate convicted of execution successful the 1982 decease of a 13-year-old miss who was abducted from a Georgia buying mall, sexually assaulted and injected with drain cleaner earlier being fatally shot.
The Alabama Board of Pardons and Parole Boards refused to merchandise Judith Ann Neelley, 58. Neelley primitively had been sentenced to the electrical seat for the slaying of 13-year-old Lisa Ann Millican, but had her decease condemnation commuted, making her eligible for parole.
She volition beryllium eligible for parole information again successful 2028.
Judith Ann Neeley is photographed connected Oct. 19, 1984, astatine the Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women successful Alabama. (Yvonne Hemsey/Getty Images)
Neelley was convicted with hubby Alvin Neelley of sidesplitting Millican, who was abducted from a promenade successful Rome, Georgia. The girl’s assemblage was dumped into a canyon successful northeast Alabama. Alvin Neelley died successful a Georgia situation successful 2005.
Alabama Gov. Fob James commuted Neelley’s decease condemnation to beingness successful 1999. Lawmakers successful 2003 approved a authorities instrumentality to barroom Neelley from parole but it was aboriginal ruled unconstitutional.
This was Neelley’s 2nd accidental for parole since that ruling.
"Quite simply, Ms. Neelley should not beryllium allowed to acceptable ft extracurricular of an Alabama prison," Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey wrote successful a missive to the Board of Pardons and Paroles.