Kristina Fetters

 

 

 

Age: 34

 

Summary: convicted murderer who became the youngest woman to receive a life sentence in the United States at the age of 15 for the 1994 brutal murder of her 73-year-old great-aunt Arlene Klehm and whose recent sentencing hearing was among the first Iowa sentences to be reconsidered after a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court decision struck down as unconstitutional sentencing juveniles to life without the possibility of parole, but who was recommended for compassionate parole due to a prognosis of inoperable stage-four breast cancer until she was released to a hospice care center in Des Moines, Iowa in December 2013.

 

 

Cause of Death: Breast cancer

 

Born: February 5, 1980

 

Died: July 27, 2014

 

Location: Des Moines, Iowa