Fedell Caffey and Jacqueline Williams decided they wanted to have a baby.
On November 16, 1995, Debra Evans was fatally shot and stabbed in the presence of her young children: Samantha, age 10, Joshua, age 8, and Jordan, age 2.
In recent letters, Williams asks to be reunited with her three adult children and six grandchildren.
The prisoner said she misses the little things, such as being able "to smell a flower" or enjoy "a hug from my family." Williams has participated in prison classes such as dog grooming, cosmetology, restaurant management, anger management and Alcoholics Anonymous, she said.
Caffey and his former live-in girlfriend, Jacqueline Annette Williams, were taking the newborn to their home at the time they were arrested later on Nov. Prosecutors maintain that the motive for the crime was Williams' and Caffey's desire for a newborn.
Williams was convicted at a separate trial and sentenced to death for killing Evans, her 10-year-old daughter, Samantha, and her son, Joshua, 7.
"It's a plea to a judge from a prisoner who already got the break of her life," Du Page County State's Attorney Robert Berlin said of Williams' request.
16, 1995, and was recently profiled in the Tribune.
His brother, Jordan, then 22 months old, also survived.
A Du Page County jury deliberated two hours in March 1998 before convicting Williams of the slayings of Debra Evans and her two children, as well as helping to cut the baby from Evans' womb.
The child, Elijah "Eli" James Evans, survived the attack on Nov.