Shrews­bury teen Valerie N. Hall pushed her mother down a flight of stairs in 2000, smashed her head in with a hammer and left Kath­leen Thompsen Hall to die while she went for a ride with her boyfriend. For her mother’s murder, Hall, a depressed and sui­cidal 16-​​year-​​old at the time, served nine years in prison.

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