A judge has decided that 34 year old Krisla Rezirekson and the roommate who was living with her 27 year old Myriam Janvier will not be allowed to use a religious cult exemption. Rezirekson s attorney Adrien Moncur argued that she was under a spell from her pastor. The judge decided that that was not grounds for her testimony to be left out of the courtroom. Her daughter Christiana Glenn who died and was found dead on May 22, 2011 was severely malnourished and had a broken leg. An expert will be allowed to testify in regards to her mental health. Someone who is capable of making knowing and intelligent decisions would have understood the gravity of the situation, Moncur said. Someone who believes in delusions and revelations, someone who has direct conversations with Christ, may not be intelligent, may not be able to make a knowing and intelligent waiver, and that s what we have here. She has been charged with murder of her daughter Christiana Glenn and neglect of her other two children as well.
Under N.J.S.A. 2C:11-3 which is murder. Murder involves the act of causing death or serious bodily injury to another person. The defendant took a willful disregard for life and committed this act which is extremely serious under the law. It is a crime of the 1st degree and if found guilty a person will be looking at 30 years to life in New Jersey State Prison. Parole is sometimes eligible after 30 years, but there is no parole for those who murder law enforcement officers or a juvenile under the age of 14 years old.