Spring Breaker Who Killed A Teenager Suddenly Changes Her Plea Before Trial

Local News

Daisy Joy Decker’s attorneys and Cameron County District Attorney worked a plea deal at the 11th hour. Decker pled guilty Wednesday in 445th Cameron County District Court Judge Gloria Rincones’ courtroom with her family and the families of her victims. 

Decker, age 20 at the time of the arrest, hit several spring breakers with her car in the early morning hours of March 17, 2017, and fled the scene.

She was arrested the next day. In the days that followed, Maria Selena Patino died of her injuries and charges were upgraded to intoxication manslaughter. 

More Details to come on Local 23 at 5 PM. 

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Stay Connected


About Border Report

The mission of BorderReport.com is to provide real-time delivery of the untold local stories about people living, working and migrating along the U.S. border with Mexico. The information is gathered by experienced and trusted Nexstar Media Group journalists hired specifically to cover the border.

Trending Stories

Hurricane Tracker Center

Inside RGV Politics

More Inside RGV Politics