|Black Women on Death Row|
* Date of Birth - 6/12/1963
| * Date of Offence - 5/12/98
||* Age at Time of Offence - 34
|| * Prior Occupation - Registered nurse assistant
||* Education - Unknown
||* Prior Prison Record – 1985 –
Stole $44,000 from an elderly woman who was under her care.
||* Location of Crime - Raleigh, North Carolina
||* Race and Gender of Victim - White female||Crime Committed: Carlette Parker was a home health-care worker who kidnapped 88-year-old Alice Covington, withdrew money from Covington's account, then drowned her in a bathtub.
When examined, Covington had bruising around her ankles and legs, pepper spray on her clothing, and possible burns from a stun gun. At the time of her arrest, Parker had a stun gun and pepper spray in her possession.
In 1985, Parker pled guilty to sixteen felony counts of obtaining property by false pretences from eighty-five-year-old Catherine Stevenson, for whom defendant provided care. She forged bank withdrawal slips in the amount of $44,000.
Parker was convicted of kidnapping and murder of Alice Covington, and given the death penalty.
Source: Texas Department of Criminal Justice