A North Carolina woman pleaded guilty Monday to shooting her father while he was napping and later moving her friends into his house for parties, reports the Asheville Citizen-Times.
Crystal Brooke Howell, now 20, was convicted of first-degree murder in the Feb. 24, 2014 death of Michael Joseph Howell, 50. She was 17 at the time of the crime.
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CBS affiliate WRDW reports that according to the prosecutors, Howell hid her father’s body inside a plastic container in the family’s storage shed. About a month after his death, authorities were called to the home after guests found his body. A day after that, on March 23, 2014, Crystal Howell was arrested in Richmond County with her father’s Land Rover and a U-Haul trailer full of items.
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