Summary of Offense:
Convicted and sentenced to death for the 2008 slaying of his girlfriend's toddler. A jury in Conroe decided on the death penalty for the then 20-year-old Blaine Milam after about nine hours of deliberation. Jurors on May 17, 2010 found Milam guilty of capital murder in the December 2008 beating death of 13-month-old Amora Carson. Prosecutors have said the tot was beaten in an alleged exorcism. Her mother, Jesseca Carson, is jailed and faces trial later on a capital murder charge. The trial was moved 160 miles from Rusk County to Montgomery County due to extensive publicity on the case.
Milam was sentenced to death in Rusk County on May 27, 2010.