In these first two segments, we’re going to learn about Jerrie Mock—and about local artists who helped commemorate the 50th anniversary of her pioneering flight around the world.
Gahanna Girl Given Probation For Plotting To Kill Parents
A Gahanna teenager who persuaded her boyfriend to kill her parents won’t go to prison if she stays out of trouble during court-ordered probation.
Robert Best, the 21-year-old boyfriend of 17-year-old Grace Dillman, is serving an eight-year prison sentence for the attack last year. The girl’s father was stabbed but recovered.
Dillman pleaded guilty Thursday to the charges, which included two adult counts of felonious assault.
Prosecutors say the teen and her boyfriend plotted to kill her parents, who did not approve of the relationship. The girl lied to her boyfriend, telling him that she had been abused by her parents.
In court Thursday, the girl hugged her parents and cried on their shoulders.