Erin Caffey Wikipedia is the matter of interest following the case. Recently, the brutal murder case of Erin Caffey’s family was featured as a movie.
Caffey was an American teenage girl sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of her family. She is 29 years old as of 2021. She will not be out of jail at least until 2048.
Erin planned the murder when she was 15 years old.
Erin Caffey On Wikipedia
The homicide case of Erin Caffey is not featured on a separate Wikipedia page.
However, the case is detailed on Murderpedia.
Erin Caffey planned the murder of her entire family and executed the plan with the help of her boyfriend of that time and two other friends.
There were 3 victims including her mother and two younger brothers.
Was Erin Caffey coerced into killing her mother and her brothers? Or was it collusion? Tune in to find out this twisted tale featured on shows like Killer Couples, Dateline, and Killer Women.#podcast #truecrime #truecrimepodcast #killerwomen #dateline https://t.co/5Fl2iUrxpf pic.twitter.com/wMOfQXSuLy
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Her father, Terry Caffey was the only member of her family who made it out of the horrible incident. The traumatized father detailed his experience in his book “Terror by Night: The True Story of the Brutal Texas Murder That Destroyed a Family, Restored One Man’s Faith, and Shocked a Nation”.
Terry was shot at least 5 times. He somehow managed to escape out of the burning house after checking on his family.
This story was featured on the British TV documentary series “Killer Women with Piers Morgan“.
Erin Caffey Family and Boyfriend
Erin had 5 members in her family including herself.
Her mother Penny Caffey was 37 years old and her brothers Mathew and Tyler were 13 and 8 years old respectively at the time of their murder.
Penny was shot multiple times and stabbed in the neck almost decapitating her. Mathew was shot multiple times and Tyler was stabbed to death.
Emily planned the murder with her boyfriend of that time, Charlie Wilkinson, who was 19 years old at that time. He took help from Charles Allen Waid, 20, and Waid’s 18-year-old girlfriend, Bobbi Gale Johnson to execute the plan.
Case 170: The Caffey Family
1. The victims – Penny Caffey (Left), Matthew Caffey (Center) and Tyler Caffey (Right).
2. Terry Caffey and Erin Caffey.
3. Terry Caffey visit’s his family’s graves.
4. Charles Waid (Left), Bobbi Johnson (Center) and Charlie Wilkinson (Right). pic.twitter.com/AkzWnJxBZG
— Casefile: True Crime Podcast (@case_file) March 30, 2021
After slaughtering the entire family, they set the house on fire intending to erase the trace of the crime.
Erin and Wilkinson were dating only for 5 months. They committed the crime after Erin’s parents restricted her from meeting Wilkinson.
Where Is She Now?
Erin is serving her life imprisonment at Rains County, Texas, USA.
She was arrested on March 1, 2008, on the same day of the murder.
Erin was sentenced to 2 consecutive life sentences, plus 25 years imprisonment on January 2, 2009. She will not be eligible to come out of the prison under any circumstances until she serves roughly 40 years of her sentence.
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