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For Alyssa Shepherd, another court defeat in 2018 case

Convicted in deaths of 3 children crossing highway
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Posted at 10:31 PM, Dec 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-21 22:32:54-05

ROCHESTER — Another court defeat for Alyssa Shepherd, the northern Indiana woman convicted in the 2018 deaths of three children who were crossing a state highway to get on a school bus.

The Indiana Supreme Court issued a decision saying it will not accept transfer of the case from the Indiana Court pf Appeals.

In September, the appeals court rejected the majority of the appeal of the Fulton County conviction on three counts of reckless homicide and criminal recklessness while armed with a deadly weapon—all felonies.

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A Fulton County judge ordered Shepherd to serve four years in prison, three years of home detention, and three years of probation stemming from the Oct. 30, 2018 crash that killed three siblings — Alivia Stahl, 9, and her twin brothers, Mason and Xzavier Ingle, 6, — and injured Maverick Lowe, 11, while the children were getting on a school bus.