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Fate of Oklahoma Mother Who Fatally Shot 2 Children and Injured Another While They Slept

District Judge Ronald A. White ruled on Monday that Amy Leann Hall, accused of brutally killing her 18-year-old son and 16-year-old daughter, will spend the remainder of her life behind bars.

Amy Leann Hall was sentenced by District Judge Ronald A. White to two life sentences in a federal penitentiary for the 2018 murders of her son, Kayson Toliver, and daughter, Kloee Toliver. Additionally, she received a 20-year prison term for shooting her 14-year-old daughter, who fortunately survived the attack.

The tragic events unfolded in the Hall family’s Oklahoma residence on November 1, 2018. Hall, aged 38, callously took the lives of her children while they were asleep. She began by entering her 18-year-old son’s bedroom and fatally shooting him in his sleep. Subsequently, she proceeded to the bedroom of her 16-year-old and 14-year-old daughters, shooting them both in the head as they slept. Tragically, Kloee never regained consciousness and passed away from her injuries four days later in the hospital.

After committing the heinous acts, Hall attempted to flee the scene in a vehicle. A dramatic car chase ensued, with speeds reaching close to 100 mph before law enforcement managed to apprehend her several miles away from her home.

In her defense, Hall claimed that she was trying to “save” her children from their abusive father. She alleged that she was also aiming to protect them due to her belief that their father was abusive.

Amy Leann Hall and the children’s father were reportedly separated and embroiled in a two-year custody battle. In October 2018, Hall sought temporary sole custody of the children through an emergency order. The father had previously accused Hall of being mentally unstable and psychologically abusive to the children.

Kayson Toliver, the 18-year-old victim, was described as a standout football player at Beggs High School. He excelled as a running back for the Golden Demons football team, showcasing his talent with 580 yards and five touchdowns in his senior season. Furthermore, he was recognized as a National Honor Society student in June.

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, Christopher J. Wilson, emphasized the gravity of the situation, stating, “The horrific violence visited upon this family was unimaginable, and nothing will ever make things right.” Despite the irreparable damage caused, justice was sought with careful consideration for all facts, including the well-being of the surviving victim. Based on these considerations, a life sentence was recommended by the United States in this case.

Sarah Rumpf-Whitten, a breaking news writer for Fox News Digital and Fox Business, contributed to this report. She is originally from Massachusetts and is currently based in Orlando, Florida.