Mother of Murdered Daughter Makes the “Most Gracious” Statement Ever
Leslie Sheppard Doame was a gentle woman who lived a “life full of love and sweetness and kindness” but spent her final moments pleading for her life, her mother told a Rankin County court.
But, facing the man who killed her 37-year-old daughter, Teresa Sheppard said she forgave him.
Before sentencing a man for murder, a judge said that the statement just made by the deceased’s mother was “the most gracious” he has ever heard in a courtroom. The mother proclaimed forgiveness for the murderer. Full story here.