Arizona Murder Case
(Maricopa County, Arizona)
Jerice Hunter has been found guilty of killing her daughter, Jhessye Shockley, 5, in 2011.Despite the conviction, the body of Jhessye Shockley has not been found.
Judge Rosa Mroz moved immediately into the penalty phase of the trial, reading instructions to the jury about how to find aggravating factors in the case. The jury found in the affirmative on all five aggravating factors presented in the case.