Teen lovers Tylar Marie Witt and Steven Paul Colver made plans to get married as they struggled to conceal their sexual relationship from Witt's mother, testimony revealed today as the pair faced a preliminary hearing on murder charges in El Dorado County Superior Court.
Witt's mother, Joanne M. Witt, 47, was stabbed to death on the night of June 11 or the morning of June 12 soon after she provided authorities with copies of her daughter's journal detailing the teen's sexual relationship, according to El Dorado County District Attorney prosecutors.
Prosecutors say Witt, then 14, summoned Colver, 19, to kill her mother after she fell asleep in her El Dorado Hills home.
Joanne Witt earlier has filed a statutory rape report against Colver with authorities.
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