A white Iowa woman who admitted that she had tried to kill two children because of their race in 2019 by hitting them with her car was sentenced on Thursday to 25 years in prison on two federal hate crime charges officials said.
As word spread Friday about the alleged intentional injury of a Hispanic 14-year-old in Clive Latinos began questioning why the driver.
District Judge Stephanie Rose sentenced Poole Franklin on Thursday to 304 months in prison or 25 years and four months.
Nicole Poole Franklin had already been sentenced to up to 25 years in prison with a mandatory minimum of 17 12 years for her role in the Des Moines attacks on December 9 2019.
An Iowa woman pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court to hate crime charges for attempting to kill two children because of their race and national origin.
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Polk County Iowa Jail shows Nicole Marie Poole Franklin.