Alyssa Bustamante

A Missouri woman who was convicted of killing her 9-year-old neighbor is now requesting that a judge overturn her guilty plea.
Hindsight, they say, is 20-20. I can imagine the second-guessing and shattering waves of if-only experienced by the caring, competent people surrounding both of these cases.
Alyssa Bustamante, 18, pleaded guilty in January to second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the October 2009 slaying
Elizabeth's mother, Patty Preiss, wore a purple shirt with a photo of her daughter and the entreaty: "Justice for Elizabeth