Facts of Darlie Routier
|Full Name:||Darlie Routier|
|Age:||50 years 2 months|
|Birth Date:||January 04, 1970|
|Birth Place:||Altoona, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 5 inches (1.65m)|
|Father's Name:||Larry Peck|
|Mother's Name:||Darkie Kee|
|Education:||Monterey High School, Lubbock|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus|
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Relationship Statistics of Darlie Routier
|What is Darlie Routier marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Single|
|How many children does Darlie Routier have ? (name):||Three(Devon, Damon and Drake)|
|Is Darlie Routier having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Darlie Routier lesbian ?:||No|
More about the relationship
Darlie Routier is currently single.
She was previously married to Darin Routier. She met him when he was a cook at Western Sizzlin restaurant where her mother also worked.
He was 17 years old at the time and she was 15. Similarly, they married in 1988. Their first child Devon Rush Routier was born on 14th June 1989.
Likewise, Damon Christian Routier was born on 19th February 1991 and the youngest child Drake was born on 18th October 1995. In June 2011, he filed for divorce with her. He believes that his wife in innocent but decided to divorce to end the limbo.
Who is Darlie Routier?
Darlie Routier is an American citizen who is convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of her five-year-old son Damon. She is convicted of capital murder with one death count.
Similarly, she is the subject of multiple books and television shows.
Darlie Routier- Early Life
Darlie Routier was born on 4th January 1970 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, US. She is the daughter of Larry Peck and Darlie Kee. Similarly, she has a sister Danelle Fugate. Her parents divorced and her mother married Robbie Kee.
When she was a teenager, she relocated to Lubbock with her mother and stepfather. Her mother used to work at the Western Sizzlin restaurant.
Darlie educated from Monterey High School in Lubbock and graduated in 1988.
Darlie Routier- TV shows and Books
An author Barbara Davis wrote two books Precious Angels: A True Story of Two Slain Children and a Mother Convicted of Murder. The author now supports Darlie and donated all the income from the book to her family.
Other books about her case are 2015 book Dateline Purgatory: Examining the Case that Sentenced Darlie Routier to Death, 2017 Bloodstained Justice: The Darlie Routier Story and 2018 Darlie Routier: Deaths of Damon and Devon.
Her case has caught attention and documentary series has been created. The documentary series are Forensic Files, Unsolved Mysteries, 48 houses, On Death Row and The Last Defense.
The estimated net worth of Darlie is $10 thousand. Darlie and her husband bought a house in Rowlett and spent thousands of dollars in its renovation. They also bought a 1982 Jaguar and a thirty-foot cabin cruiser.
She also bought a large amount of flashy jewelry. Later their business started facing loss. They could not apply for a loan due to their financial situation. Similarly, they were behind on their mortgage and owned $10,000 taxed and $12,000 credit card loan.
On 6th June 1996 at 2:31 am, 911 got a call from the Routier residence at 5801 Eagle Drive. She told the receiver that her home was broken by an intruder and her children 6-year old Devon and 5-year-old Damon were stabbed.
When the police arrived they saw that the window screen in the garage was cut. Her sons were injured fatally. She also had injuries in the throat. However, there was no blood drop in their garage.
Her husband and youngest son Drake were sleeping upstairs at the time. After eight days, she celebrated the birthday of her son Devon. She was seen smiling and laughing and singing ‘Happy Birthday’ in the video. After four days, she was arrested and charged with capital murder.
Trail and post-trail
According to the prosecution, she murdered her children due to financial conditions. They claimed that the crime scene was staged. However, her defense attorneys claimed that she had no reason to murder her children.
On 4th February 1997, she was sentenced to death by lethal injection for murdering her son Damon. But the defense attorney claimed that there is numerous error. Till now, the testing is still going on. There are some DNA and finger test going on.
Her hair color is brown and has hazel eyes. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs around 88 kg.
Darlie is not active on social media. But Instagram and Twitter accounts have been made for her support.