We've all heard of tragic love triangles that ended in murder, but what makes a case such as that much more perplexing is when it involves kids. It's hard to imagine anyone being talked into committing a crime for anyone else, so one must wonder what was going through the killer teen's head when a woman convinced one boyfriend to kill her other boyfriend. On Jun 20, 2008, 16-year-old Meaghan Rice convinced one of her boyfriends, David Paulson (17) to kill her other boyfriend, Randall Mercier (17).
Violence among children has been on the rise at an alarming rate. It's not uncommon to hear on the news about kids who shot up their school or planned to do so before being caught. In fact, statistics show that murder is the second leading cause of deaths in teens, right after fatal car crashes. In the United States, it's become a regular occurrence to hear about teens who kill, and teens convicted of premeditated murder.
The following story is about kids who decided to do the unthinkable. Continue reading to learn more about the Randall Davis-Mercier murder facts and about the woman who some consider to be one the "hottest" women in prison.
Meaghan Rice Convinced One Boyfriend To Murder Her Other Boyfriend
Mercier Managed To Escape But Then Bled To Death In A Ditch
During The Trial, Paulson Claimed He Was The Intended Victim
Randall Mercier Just Lost His Sister 7 Months Before His Death
Paulson Received A Life Sentence In Prison
Rice Received A 12 Year Prison Sentence For Her Part In The Crime