On February 4, 2007, around midnight, a young man called 911 to inform the operator that he had accidentally killed someone.
He claimed to have suffered from hallucination and saw a demonic version of Ella, his three-year-old sister. At 12:30 a.m. on February 5, the police told the mother, Charity Lee.
She was working at a local Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant as a waitress, that her daughter was dead and his son Paris Bennett had been taken into custody.
Later on, Bennett recanted his first version of the story. He admitted to waking up the following day after the murder with a clear state of mind and that the murder was part of a calculated plan to punish his mother for her drug addiction.
He sexually assaulted Ella and stabbed her 17 times. Bennett had talked with a friend over the phone for six minutes after brutally killing his sister before calling emergency services and making false statements about the CPR attempt.
He is now serving a 40-year sentence at Texas State Prison.
10 No Babysitter
Before going to work that night, Charity made sure that a babysitter would be at the house to take care of her children. Bennett had a different plan in mind: somehow, the 13-year-old boy convinced the babysitter to leave around 10 p.m.
Since her mother was still at the job, no one could prevent him from what he was about to do. He went to Ella’s room, where he sexually assaulted his half-sister and stabbed her 17 times.
Bennett knew he would spend decades in prison for his heinous crime, but that was indeed his purpose.
9 Misery Upon Mother
Not long after the attack, Bennett called 911 and admitted to having killed Ella. He claimed to have suffered hallucinations in which he saw an evil version of Ella.
He even pretended to perform CPR on Ella during the phone call with the emergency service operator.
It was a false confession that Bennett himself recanted the next day. The brutal attack was no less than a deliberate plan, done on purpose of inflicting pain upon the mother.
A few years before, when Bennett was 11, his mother took cocaine for six months, practically forcing him to take care of Ella.