GUILTY NH - Krista Dittmeyer, 20, Conway, 23 April 2011 - #2

Discussion in 'Recently Sentenced and Beyond' started by SheWhoMustNotBeNamed, Apr 27, 2011.

  1. mysteriew

    mysteriew A diamond in process

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    At one time I would probably have agreed with you. But nowadays drug buys, sells are done in peoples homes, on street corners, populated parking lots, parks and everywhere. I don't feel in this day and age that they would feel it necessary to drive to a secluded location.
     


  2. mysticrose

    mysticrose The key to change... is to let go of fear

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    Very sad news :(
     
  3. amysmom

    amysmom Well-Known Member

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    Selling DRUGS! :loser:
     
  4. mysteriew

    mysteriew A diamond in process

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    The court seems to look at it as no matter what he may have done, no matter what he may be accused of doing, he is still the parent of the child and therefore has rights to the child. Unless someone can prove that he will be 'detrimental' to the child itself the court won't remove his rights.

    This is why it is so important for the family to get an attorney ASAP re custody of the child.
     
  5. Jobu

    Jobu New Member

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    Baby daddy is in Jail for cocaine and marijuana trafficking, his last known address is where Krista lives now. Krista's sister claimed they broke up in Jan. He started his sentence in Jan as well. My opinion is that they only broke it off due to him going to jail. He was arrested in July and plead guilty in November of the previous year.

    Nothing more on the blood that I have seen or heard on sites.
     
  6. Plumeria5

    Plumeria5 Well-Known Member

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    I think it is telling that whoever the killer was for some reason "cared" or was told "not to hurt the baby."
     
  7. amysmom

    amysmom Well-Known Member

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    It also will ensure he'll NEVER get custody of that baby girl..That's a major concern for me right now cos I don't believe he'll change his ways & I want Krista's 'loving' family to raise her.
     
  8. Columbo

    Columbo Active Member

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    bolded by me.

    Guess I'm thinking along 2 lines--either he was hired from prison by her baby's father, or else it was a crime of passion by someone who had a relationship with her. If it was a crime of passion, where the perp wouldn't have been extremely calculating he was not so much begging LE to find her, just ruled by passion ? And he cared about the baby--or was told not to hurt the baby (if he was a hit man)-- so he tried to leave her in a safe situation. Of course, it isn't safe but might have been the best he could do. Could be he just wasn't that smart--if he was a hit man, he just needed to do the evil deed and get away.
     
  9. Columbo

    Columbo Active Member

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    Plumeria5, we must have posted similar thoughts at the same time!! see my previous post....
     
  10. Patty G

    Patty G Retired WS Staff

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    [video=youtube;YnS8vNP2l3w]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnS8vNP2l3w[/video]
     
  11. Soul125

    Soul125 Active Member

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    What a terrible ending to hear. A young girl who didn't get to live to see her daughter grow up. This senseless violence is maddening. When we get more details I guess we will know more about what happened to her. But either way the world lost a great person and a child lost her mommy.:maddening:
     
  12. Plumeria5

    Plumeria5 Well-Known Member

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    Yes, we are on the same wave length! And, what is funny, I once tried to use Columbo for my screen name and it was already taken!:crazy:
     
  13. gitana1

    gitana1 Verified Attorney

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    I remember that case. He increased in his violence I think, over time. Very scary. But I'm getting a Seath Jackson vibe here somehow. I suspect it was planned and she was specifically targeted by someone who viewed her as a threat.

    I feel so bad for Krista and her family. Just to imagine that you can say goodnight to your kid and think she's safe, with your grandbaby, only to get a call a few hours later. The anguish on the mom's face and in her voice at the end of the Today show interview, her horror at having to be there pleading for her child to be released, as she had seen others moms plead, never guessing it would next be her and realizing exactly what it mean to be there, doing that - that was horrible to watch. My heart is with her now as her worst fears are confirmed.

    And poor Krista. She seemed so full of life. A young mom yet she seemed really into her baby and very happy to have her. To have her life snatched like that, for what?

    But the poor baby really gets me. She has been having a hard time every night, restless, crying, wanting mama. And now, she won't get to snuggle in her arms again in her life. That's appalling. Such a little thing without her mama.

    Yes, he sure can. Parental rights are very strong. One's rights to parent one's children is a constitutional right. Regardless of whether the parent is an ex-con or not.

    The best bet for the grandparents is to immediately go to court to establish guardianship on the grounds that mama is dead and the father incarcerated. Once that occurs, it will be easier to argue later that the child's best interest is served by remaining with her maternal relatives, at least for now, rather than go to a young man who has been absent as a result of criminal activity and who clearly has issues with responsibility and character. Then, if he shows over time that he has cleaned up his act, he can begin to play a greater role. But it will be very difficult and unlikely that his parental rights would ever be terminated. He'll always have the possibility of gaining custody unless he is jailed for life, and even then, he could retain legal custody and/or visitation.

    I don't know how involved this young man has been in his baby's life. I don't know if criminal activity is part of a pattern or was a one time screw up. I don't know if he has any involvement in the death of Krista. We'll have to see. But the maternal side should have the baby at least for now, IMO, because he's not there and he's a criminal while they appear responsible and bonded with the poor child. Its is a scary thing to contemplate which is why we should all be very careful who we mate with. I've always contemplated the possibility of me dying and leaving a child, when considering a mate. I shoved a few out the door when thinking about what that would look like.
     
  14. LaLaw2000

    LaLaw2000 Louisiana

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    Krista was a beautiful young woman and Mother. May God bless and keep her baby, family, and friends.
     
  15. Columbo

    Columbo Active Member

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    now you are pulling my leg, right??? LOL.
     
  16. Plumeria5

    Plumeria5 Well-Known Member

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    No, really! I loved that show! Saw Peter Falk's house in Beverly Hills! Very cool!!
     
  17. hollyblue

    hollyblue It may be the cock that crows, but it is the hen t

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    So sad to hear this. Prayers of love and strength to family. Getting ready for NG and to see if her case will on there.<33
     
  18. Columbo

    Columbo Active Member

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    you're right, mysteriew, but I think remote locations still can be a good place for drug deals. Remember that couple who were killed in their car by their passenger on a country road in Ohio fairly recently? Wasn't that a drug deal gone wrong? I can't remember their names, but there was a thread on websleuths. The young man's family thought he was selling vacuum cleaners to finance his college education, and it turned out he was selling drugs.

    You are right though; it wouldn't necessarily have been a drug deal.
     
  19. Columbo

    Columbo Active Member

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    No kidding...I loved that show too, it's why I picked the name. I haven't seen Peter Falk's house, though. Cool, we have sort of a bond.

    (Sorry to veer off-topic, people. Some break-time relief was needed from this disturbing story....)
     
  20. Topcat

    Topcat snooper

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    was there any mention if the other car that was seized being stolen? what made the cops seize that car?
     

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