TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WXIN/AP) -- A woman who authorities say helped her brother avoid arrest in the slaying of a woman whose body was found in her submerged SUV in western Indiana has entered a plea agreement.
The Tribune-Star reports 43-year-old Teresa Pitts of Terre Haute agreed to plead guilty to assisting a criminal.
Authorities say Kenneth R. Pitts Jr. of Terre Haute bludgeoned 77-year-old Alice “Anita” Oswald after she shot him in the face Nov. 9, 2017 during a burglary of her home. Oswald’s SUV was pulled from a Vigo County pond in January 2018.
Teresa Pitts was arrested after witnesses told police she nursed her brother’s injury and helped him hide. Kenneth Pitts was arrested in Nevada. He was returned to Indiana and is awaiting trial.