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Son of Convicted Murderer Remembers Day His Mother Was Arrested

Son of Convicted Murderer Remembers Day His Mother Was Arrested

Russell Perna, the son of Deborah Perna, recalls the day when he found out his mother was arrested. In 2006, Perna was convicted of first-degree murder for arranging the 2002 killing of her brother, David Montemayor. According to prosecutors, she had Montemayor killed because she believed he was stealing from the family business.