Gas City woman to represent herself in stepdaughter’s murder trial

Skylea Rayn

MARION, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Gas City woman charged with strangling her 10-year-old stepdaughter wants to be her own lawyer. Thirty-four-year-old Amanda Carmack yesterday told a judge she’d like to represent herself in her upcoming murder trial.

Police say Carmack strangled her stepdaughter, Skylea Carmack, two weeks ago. Prosecutors in Grant County say she admitted to the crime. Carmack is facing life in prison if convicted.

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