Odessa Woman Pleads Guilty in Child Drowning Case 10/9/12
Ector County District Attorney's Office
October 9, 2012
Ector County District Attorney, Bobby Bland, issues the following statement:
Today, Denise Harper pled guilty to criminally negligent homicide, and had her probation revoked for possession of a controlled substance as a result of the new charge. The criminally negligent homicide involved negligent supervision of her nephew who drowned at the MCM Grande pool on October 21, 2011. She faced up to 2 years on the criminally negligent homicide and received 9 months in prison. She received 2 years in prison on the revocation. The victimís family was notified and approved this plea.