In a new mugshot, Jodi Arias’s grin has vanished as she faces life in prison with no chance of parole for the murder of her ex-boyfriend. The 34-year-old killer appeared for another mugshot this week after being sentenced to life in prison for the murder of her ex-boyfriend.
Arias had her first mug shot taken after her arrest in 2008, and she went on to say she smiled on purpose because she knew it would be widely distributed.
Is Travis Alexander’s girlfriend, Jodi Arias, in prison?
Jodi Arias has received another mugshot and has reported to prison to serve her life sentence for murder. Arias appears in the picture with a stone face and an orange prison suit. In her first booking shot, she smiled, which is in stark contrast to this. She then stated that she was grinning because her victim would have done the same if he were in her situation. Plus, she reasoned that the mugshot will be easily accessible on the web, so why not? Jodi Arias looked solemn in a new mugshot released this week as she begins her time in prison for the murder of her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander.
Prison life is no fun. Arias purposely grinned in her first mugshot from 2008, knowing it would be widely spread. Arias was found guilty of murder on Monday and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. She plans to appeal the decision. Arias was sentenced to life in prison on Monday without the possibility of parole. Arias is pictured above in Maricopa County Superior Court on the day the ruling was made.
What exactly did Jodi Arias do?
According to the prosecution, Travis Alexander was killed in a jealous rage by Jodi Arias to end their relationship. Arias killed her ex-boyfriend in 2008, after a turbulent relationship. The prosecution claims she killed him in a jealous rage because he wanted to end their relationship. She shot and stabbed Alexander about 30 times at his suburban Phoenix home before leaving and heading to Utah to meet another potential love interest. She initially denied any participation after spending weeks in jail.
Then she made two TV appearances in which she told strangely about masked assailants who burst into the house and killed Alexander. She at the same time flinched in fear and quickly received word from the global media. She eventually changed her story, saying it was in self-defense when Alexander attacked her the day he died.
Did Jodi Arias prefer the death penalty in her 2013 trial?
Her 2013 trial became a media frenzy when details of their shady connection and the gruesome murder scene in court surfaced and aired live on television. Spectators went to Phoenix to watch what had become a real-life soap opera and lined up in the middle of the night to take their seats in the courtroom.
Interest in the case increased when Arias gave an interview at a prison minutes after being found guilty of murder and told a local TV reporter that she preferred the death penalty to life in prison. She said she would like to die sooner rather than later as longevity runs in her family and she doesn’t want to spend the rest of her natural life in one place.