Paso Robles woman not guilty of murdering mother
December 11, 2013
A mentally ill Paso Robles women who murdered her mother was found not guilty by reason of insanity on Tuesday
In April 2012, police responding to a 911 call found Sunni Jackson, 38, sitting outside the home and her mother Louise Grove, 61, in her bedroom, covered in blankets, with multiple stab wounds and blunt force trauma to her head.
Psychiatric experts testified Jackson, a diagnosed schizophrenic, was not sane when she killed her mother.
Jackson will be sent to a state psychiatric hospital for treatment. After six months, hospital staff can petition the court for her release if she is deemed no longer a danger to herself or others.
However, Jackson could remain in a psychiatric facility for the remainder of her life.