The texts read “No more baby” and “taken care of.” Sorority sisters were the ones who discovered the crime.
A funeral was held for the baby, named Addison Grace Weaver, after an autopsy was performed but before Weaver was arrested.
Weaver appeared in court again Monday and apologized, saying, “I ask God for forgiveness, and today, all I can do is ask for all of yours.”
She also wrote a four-paragraph letter to Muskingum County Common Pleas Judge Mark Fledge, which the judge criticized heavily for including the words “I” and “my” 20 times.
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“Once again, it’s all about you,” he said.
The Columbus Dispatch described the apology as “tearful and, at times unintelligible.”
Below is an account given by the Columbus Dispatch of Weaver’s initial story:
"At the time, Weaver, of Clarington in Monroe County, told investigators that she didn't know she was pregnant until she went to the bathroom that April morning at her Delta Gamma Theta sorority house, where she was a member, and delivered her baby on the toilet. But she did know, prosecutors argued during trial, and engaged in risky behaviors — drinking alcohol, smoking marijuana and playing in a dodgeball tournament — because she never intended to keep the baby, they said."
Despite a plea by her defense for parole eligibility after 20 years, Weaver was sentenced to life without parole.
She plans to appeal the sentence.