Marcia Gayle Kelly (born December 21, 1970) is a convicted American female murderer serving life without parole for allegedly orchestrating the murder of her husband James. She is incarcerated at the Mountain View Unit in Gatesville, Texas, and her Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) Offender number is #1381826. On October 23, 2005, truck driver James Kelly was shot to death in his Cushing, Texas home. Initially, his stepdaughter Shaina Sepulvado and her friends Dallas Christian and Colton Weir were the prime suspects. All three were later charged in James' death. When interviewed however, James' widow, Marcia, was implicated in his death. Colton said that Shaina and Marcia had orchestrated the plot to have James murdered and was promised a vehicle in return for committing the crime. In a police statement, Marcia admitted that she overheard some of the juveniles make a statement about wanting to kill her husband, but did not admit to offering them anything to kill her husband. On October 26, 2005, Marcia was charged with capital murder. On July 31, 2006, Marcia Kelly's murder trial began. At the trial, prosecutors presented the jury with what they believed to be the motive.
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|December 21st, 1970|