Acid victim to plead guilty April 8 prosecutor says

first_imgBethany Storro, the Vancouver woman who gained worldwide attention for fabricating an acid attack on herself, will plead guilty April 8, Clark County Prosecutor Tony Golik said Thursday afternoon.Storro has agreed to plead guilty to unspecified charges, Golik said. The 28-year-old woman will enter her plea at 3:30 p.m. before Clark County Superior Court Judge John Nichols.It’s expected she will also be sentenced at that time.Golik, citing court rules, could not offer more details. He said that he and Storro’s defense attorney, Andrew Wheeler, had just finalized plea negotiations.When reached by telephone, Wheeler, also citing court rules, said he could not comment before the plea deal is finalized in court.Storro is charged with three counts of second-degree theft for receiving community donations under the pretense that she had been disfigured by an unknown black woman who threw acid in her face.Two weeks after fabricating the Aug. 30 attack, she admitted her injuries were self-inflicted. She admitted she doused her face with drain cleaner because she wanted to die or get a new face, according to court documents.last_img