A Georgia woman who recorded herself fatally shooting her daughter’s father was sentenced Wednesday to more than 100 years in prison for last year’s slaying.
A Clayton County judge handed down the century-long sentence to Ciera Harp, 29, for the December 29 murder of Rahim Grant. Grant used his cellphone to record his own murder—which occurred in front of the pair’s daughter, according to WSB-TV.
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Reports indicated Harp fatally shot Grant as he asked for water and said he wanted to hug their daughter. Harp had claimed she shot Grant seven times because he was beating her but video captured on the slain man’s phone contradicted her claims of self-defense.
Convicted in May of malice murder and aggravated assault, Harp’s mother, Adrienne Thurmond, claimed she killed Grant because he had distanced himself from her. She claimed Harp was a liar and asked the court to sterilize and sentence her to life in prison without parole.
“Wherever you went chaos and trouble were sure to follow,” Thurmond said, according to WSB-TV. “You repeatedly hurt the family. Our family,”
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[Featured image: Ciera Harp/WSB-Tv video screengrab]