Thursday, May 19, 2011
JOANNA HAYES GUILTY IN TARGET DISGUISE MURDER
The psycho daytime murder in April 2009 was shocking for its brazenness. The victim was Heather
Strube, 25, a floral designer who died from a single pointblank gunshot wound to the head. Joanna denied killing her daughter-in-law and professed her undying love.
She told the court sobbing: I’m innocent of this. I’ve never harmed anyone for anything in my entire life. I love (Strube) just as much as anyone else.”
Sure. But Joanna also did not want Heather to get custody of her grandchild. Her own son Steven initially fingered his mom for the cops when he saw the surveillance video on TV. He later changed his mind.
Heather's mom Mary said: “Our lives will never be the same. Every vacation, every holiday, every time I go to pick up the phone, she’s not there.”
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