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Jimmy Rowe Case Analysis

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MILLERSBURG — After entering a guilty plea to an amended charge of voluntary manslaughter, Bobbi Amos-Camacho on Wednesday was sentenced to 11 years in prison for killing Jimmy Rowe Jr. in November.
Rowe, 42, of 7542 County Road 22, Loudonville, was pronounced dead late on Nov. 12 after being stabbed multiple times with a kitchen knife in his home. His girlfriend, Bobbi Amos-Camacho, 43, of the same address, was arrested the following morning after making admissions consistent with the charge of murder.
She was indicted for murder, which carried a potential penalty of 15 years-life in prison, but rather than taking the case to trial, Amos-Camacho entered into an agreement with the state. She pleaded guilty to the amended charge, which carried a maximum of only 11 years in prison.
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And, after hearing from both sides, reading several letters from the Rowe family and those who supported Amos-Camacho and reviewing photos of injuries to Amos-Camacho, the judge agreed with the state and the family and sentenced her to 11 years in prison.
For a full account of the hearing, including statements made by representatives of the Rowe family, read Wednesday's Daily
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