23-year old, Caitlin Celina Mauras, from Pottstown, P.A, is facing up to 12-years in prison for fatally stabbing her live-in boyfriend. Mauras’ lawyer worked out a deal with the prosecution for the sentence, that could’ve been much worse. Mauras admitted to fatally stabbing her boyfriend while acting under a “sudden and intense passion” during an argument, that erupted after Mauras saw her boyfriend viewing social media profiles of an ex-girlfriend.
The Phoenixville news .com (https://www.phoenixvillenews.com/), Mauras was eventually sentenced to 6-12 years in state prison. She pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and possession of an instrument of crime in connection with the fatal stabbing of her boyfriend she shared an apartment with, on April 16, 2020. Charges of 1st and 3rd degree murder, which Mauras had initially been charged with, were dismissed as part of the plea agreement.
“By pleading to voluntary manslaughter she’s admitting that she killed him while she was under an intense passion resulting from the argument that had just occurred moments before. She’s taking responsibility for causing his death.”
said county Assistant District Attorney Samantha Cauffman. Mauras sobbed during the hearing and also apologized for her conduct in a statement before being sentenced to 6-12 years upstate.