Lisa Montgomery's sister speaks out ahead of scheduled federal execution

In 2004, Lisa Montgomery was arrested after she murdered 23-year-old Bobbie Jo Stinnett in Missouri, who was eight months pregnant. She was later convicted of capital murder and federal kidnapping -- leading to a death sentence. Now on the eve of her execution, her sister, Diane Mattingly, spoke to CBSN's Lana Zak about why Montgomery should be given clemency for her crimes.

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100+ comentarios:

Marie Shain
Marie Shain:
Think of the torture the innocent pregnant woman went through...terrified for not only her life but her child's. I could not imagine.
If she pulled a baby out of a person, that takes competency. She knew what she’s was doing.
She wasnt spaced out when she cut that baby out of that woman, stop it!!
Moises Perez
Moises Perez:
There are probably a lot of women out there like Lisa Montgomery, that have gone through difficult times in life, like she has, but you don’t see them murdering people,, Like in this case
Not in use
Not in use:
She knew what she was doing..and then blame everyone for letting her down
Colin Woods
Colin Woods:
The amount of premeditation in this case almost certainly excludes a defense of insanity. She searched this woman out, called and scheduled a visit, travelled across state lines, pretended to be there for benign reasons, and brutally murdered this woman to steal her unborn child. Tough to imagine a more horrible crime.
De La Reese
De La Reese:
She had a plan to take this moms baby 🤦🏽‍♀️😩
Ask her sister if she’s feel the same way if it were her child her sister cut out.
Tell this junk to that little girl that was carved out of her mother.
Bob Davis
Bob Davis:
That is the craziest thing I've ever seen!!!! The victims didn't get a choice... Fry her to ashes🙏🙏🙏
Debi grassman
Debi grassman:
Sorry , I know of a lot of kids who were abused, they didn't commit horrific crimes like this.
It's hard to feel sorry for an evil woman who murdered a pregnant woman. I could care less.
suzy klitgaard
suzy klitgaard:
A failure on so many levels.
This was premeditated.
The evidence alone proves the case.
Evin Afurالبحث عن الحقيقة
Evin Afurالبحث عن الحقيقة:
It's called Justice! She won't be missed
Soluchi {Michael Jackson Lookalike, Dancer, VFX}
Soluchi {Michael Jackson Lookalike, Dancer, VFX}:
Wow, Lisa is Evil.
J G:
There are a lot of people that have really messed up childhoods and don't do stuff like this. And why is this being made all about her when the family of her victim is still out there and still needs justice?
Bob King
Bob King:
Sorry, take a life, forfeit your own. Period!
What about Bobbie's family they will never see their daughter or sister again. She had no sympathy for her!
Shanna Miller
Shanna Miller:
I'm sorry. But what in the heck does this have to do with your sister planning/masterminding this woman's baby and killing her. How is it that she's not mentally able to face execution and she planned this? Girllllll bye!!
"She blanks out and goes to another place." Well, Missouri is about to blank her out for one last trip.
Linda Heilman
Linda Heilman:
"what happened to Bobbie Jo was horrendous" should be saying "what my sister did when she murdered this mother and CUT THE BABY out of her belly was horrendous". Call it what it is, EVIL.
Mike Chandler
Mike Chandler:
She was executed this morning
Jennie Picard
Jennie Picard:
All I can say is what Lisa Montgomery did is horrid.
You can't call it PTSD because there was no "post" to the trauma. A very VERY tragic thing for everybody but especially for Bobbie Jo and her family.
Disassociating is the word she is looking for. It happens a lot to victims of abuse as a self preservation mechanism. Normally they aren't violent.
Colt 45
Colt 45:
Send her to the chair.
Many men were executed for their crimes and they too had “bad childhoods”.
But along comes Ms. Stabby stabby cut cut and everyone wants to excuse her taking the life of that lady and cutting her baby out from the womb...
Abyss Saint
Abyss Saint:
Why should we care what the family of the heinous murderer thinks?
1 w
1 w:
Not insane, just evil. Pure evil.
Washing Machine
Washing Machine:
Many waking up to “Good News stay of execution has been granted” I can promise you they will still execute her today. They’ve done this with the last what 7 federal executions and I think the longest hold only lasted till early the next day.
Can u imagine the baby? The story she gets 2 tell the rest of her life how she came n2 this world
Cut out of her mom...
I get it u are her sister ur pleading 4 her life....but I'm sure the young lady she killed pleaded 4 her life the life of her baby
liza french
liza french:
"I was raped when I was young and it traumatized me"
That shouldn't trivialize or "make less than" when I go around murdering a woman and stealing her child.
la day
la day:
She planned and acted out this savagery....she knew what she was doing.
So the innocent pregnant mother loses her life in the most sickening, painful way (imagine her last moments alive) and the perpetrator gets to still live and breathe - NO - let’s stop putting the murderers before the victims and their families!!
Interviewer did a great job. Very sad situation.
Ronald Morrison
Ronald Morrison:
How many mentally challenged PEOPLE have been put to death in Texas? Bye Felicia.
Araina Maynard-Freed
Araina Maynard-Freed:
Why should tax payers continue to pay for her to be in jail for the rest of her life?
Miracle One
Miracle One:
No buts. Cutting a baby out of the belly of another human is beyond crazy.
Why staying here in this world while you are a monster.
elvira peach
elvira peach:
What about Eileen Warnos wasnt she executed?
Retro Kane
Retro Kane:
Society has failed them all, Her, her sister and bobby jo stinnet
Chris Bridston
Chris Bridston:
It was a horrifying crime .. and I’m sorry she had such a horrible life .. I truly am.. but she did know the difference between right and wrong .. and this was definitely OVER THE LINE .. animalistic .. tearing an unborn baby from a young mother .. while hunting her like pray and laying a trap .. I’m sorry but the death penalty is designed for this very thing .. I’m confused why there’s a huge sympathy push on this .. everything and everyone on all ends of this is tragic .. and I’m sorry for the families on all sides .. ONCE AGAIN..she savagely killed a woman and tore her unborn fetus from her stomach .. left her there like some pile of bloody clothes .. crime fits the punishment
Christopher Phillips
Christopher Phillips:
Sorry. These kind of crimes need the death penalty quickly. It should be faster!!
Leslie Jackson
Leslie Jackson:
Showing her childhood photographs doesn't make her any less a monster.
Yusuf Ginnah
Yusuf Ginnah:
Sad for both families, no doubt...
But truth be told, Bobbie-Jo and her baby were never given the chance to request *not* to be killed...
Bobbie-Jo's family should have an opinion in this regard too...
Collin Samatas
Collin Samatas:
Incredibly sad story from all possible angles.
James Looman
James Looman:
She needs held accoutable for the horrific death of that young lady. She is a monster.
Darrell r Powell sr
Darrell r Powell sr:
It’s nothing you can say! She cut that woman’s baby out of her sorry for the loss of the other woman not her.
LaLa Black
LaLa Black:
It's called adoption 🤦🏾‍.... She should have tried it..

Lisa is full of it too, first she's apologetic then turned around and said "the jury didn't hear everything"....

She did what she did, point, blank, period. She doesn't need to be competent now to get the axe, she was competent when she did what she did.
I black out in anger all the time, and conscious me know if anything happens in that black out that's my black @**🤷🏾‍♀️... I'm accountable for myself and all my demons... So is she!
4 Gratitude
4 Gratitude:
During this possiblely never ending pandemic is there still resourses for people (disabled, seniors, children)going through neglect and abuse? Someone out there could be too scared to ask for help because of their past of being severly intimidated.
d t
d t:
I'm mental can I get away w/everything too karen?
Mitigating circumstances in your life doesn’t give you a free pass out of the death house.
Terry Hawk
Terry Hawk:
They exacuted a guy for just being at the scene of the crime just last yr !! 😲🤔🤷🤦😠
underestimated &smilin'
underestimated &smilin':
I didn't know you needed to be "competent" to face the death penalty. If her family knew she was mentally unstable, someone should have been keeping an eye on her.
Melissa McCleary
Melissa McCleary:
The action she took was pre-meditated. Regardless of what her sister says she does deserve the death penalty. There is no excuse... PERIOD !
abudiya ali
abudiya ali:
She ripped a baby out of a women and claimed the baby to be her own.
If I was that child and I grew up to find out the women who ripped me out of my mum was being fed and clothed and given life in prison. You going to have another 'BROKEN' person. So anything I do should be justified
no one needs to be declared 'competent' for an execution lmao.
Shane Lee
Shane Lee:
I’ve been let down my whole life and never killed anyone. And hopefully I never have to. That’s no excuse for killing anyone. Nor is mental health.
Quashanda Mitchell
Quashanda Mitchell:
This is just said all the way around 💔😓
Mark H
Mark H:
Yet nothing is done to prevent child rape after all these decades
Dontal Johnson
Dontal Johnson:
Anyone perverted enough to commit to cutting a child from a woman’s body needs to find another world to live in.
Anna Estrada
Anna Estrada:
This is her sister of course she’s going to say what she saying. This woman planned this crime she got what she deserved let’s move in..
Steven G
Steven G:
There's no excuse for her actions. There was plenty time to get her mental help but nothing was done.
I remember this, it was horrifying. IDC how crazy she is put her down.
El Capitan
El Capitan:
They executed her. Thank you, America.
Tracy Rasmussen
Tracy Rasmussen:
When people say something and follow it with a 'but' it means disregard everything I've just said, and now I'll tell you what i really believe. Listen closely!
Irina Sonkina
Irina Sonkina:
Do not make excuses. So many people can be in the same situations, but they do not become killers.
Bob leroy
Bob leroy:
Why wasn’t she fried years ago
Dan Wagner
Dan Wagner:
If life in prison is a worse sentence than the death penalty then why do criminals try to fight it?
fabian paris
fabian paris:
The execution will solve both problems, it will give justice to the family of the murdered woman and will give peace to this woman who despite her mistake suffered a lot in her childhood.
both parties are TOTAL dog sht
both parties are TOTAL dog sht:
Not component for execution because she had a bad childhood 😢😭 it's funny how these people NEVER go after ANY of the shtty people who abused them. Good riddance to bad rubbish.
Nicky Boy
Nicky Boy:
She must’ve got “caught up in the moment”
Kimberly Copley
Kimberly Copley:
I believe in capital punishment!! An eye for an eye . It's all about choices .
lisa tate
lisa tate:
The victim had no choice so your sister Lisa should have no rights either .
Big Rich
Big Rich:
She committed a disgusting vile murder...u all forgot that?
Homo Genius
Homo Genius:
I don’t want my tax money to pay for that life sentence.
Shaun Scottjackenheimer
Shaun Scottjackenheimer:
Excuses always come out when someone murders. Hope she feels all the pain when they flip the switch....
Tyler A. Forti
Tyler A. Forti:
Nah, I think this was due. Justice served
M D:
when ever someone says' i understand BUT" , then its highly likely that their reasoning is filled with all sorts of biases
Obi-Wan Kenobi
Obi-Wan Kenobi:
That lady seems like a liar to me. She has something wrong with her.
older than you Cali
older than you Cali:
Everyone who murders is mentally unstable, they need to be taken out of the picture. Ask her sister if she willing to pay the costs of her sister's imprisonment?
Aparna Rajesh
Aparna Rajesh:
I wonder if victoria jo will forgive her mother's killer or not
The Storyteller
The Storyteller:
The judge already halted the execution. I wonder if the backlash would be so great had the murderer been a man
you should of gotten her psychological help. if you knew she was having a traumatic life as an adult, why now? you should be crying and concerned for the child who was brought into this world by a monster that killed her mother too.
Avion Pynk
Avion Pynk:
She had enough knowledge to do what she did come on
Sammy C
Sammy C:
J Thor
J Thor:
The punishment fits the crime. It had been to long in coming.
I have NO SYMPATHY for her.
grabnrun granny
grabnrun granny:
Put a mad dog down.
Professor Rosenstock
Professor Rosenstock:
This is why we need to do something about child abuse. These kids grow up and can tear up society.
The Johnnie Walker
The Johnnie Walker:
Insane that anyone is defending the actions of the murderer. A woman carved a child out of her mother and we are supposed to feel bad for her? What is going on in the world that anyone would want anything but the death penalty for this monster?
Maria Herrera
Maria Herrera:
John Morrissey
John Morrissey:
Your tears leave me cold as a stone. It’s always others fault isn’t it?
4 Gratitude
4 Gratitude:
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler:
Sandra Felix
Sandra Felix:
Montgomery looks exactly like a criminal. Look at that mugshot.
Kevin B
Kevin B:
She is pure evil .no doubt.but no one’s life belongs to no one .
lisa tate
lisa tate:
Where was her sister at during this time so it is your fault you could have said something even when you got older .
Sick woman
censorship oftruth
censorship oftruth:
John 14:6
[6]Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
Why make such a big deal about her being a woman? That has no more bearing on the crime and punishment than if she were the first midget or the first albino to be executed. It's a moot point now anyway.
Holly L.
Holly L.:
carshatter y
carshatter y:
This is exactly what those evil satan worshipers do