“In addition, text messages between the Defendant and a friend were incriminating and contradicted her statements to police,” Howard said. “Finally, a gaming console which was stolen in a burglary of the victim’s home prior to the murder was found in the apartment the defendant shared with her mother.”
Investigators believe jealousy was a motive in the killing.
Danielle Parker was sentenced under first-offender status to life in prison, plus five years, according to the DA. She does have the opportunity for parole.