Verbally to Carolyn Ramsey: Carolyn Ramsey, Hilling and Jefferson’s mother, made a statement to the State Police that Jefferson had admitted to the murder. According to Ramsey, Jefferson told her on January 23rd, 2006 that Ebony had come after the sisters with a knife while they were in her and Ha’son’s home and that, after picking up the gun to threaten and fend off Ebony, it went off by accident. Ramsey stated that Ms. Jefferson was scared when she confessed to her mother.
“Ebony came after Nina and Danielle with a knife. Nina was just protecting her sister. She picked up the gun. She was shaking and the gun went off by accident.”
Carolyn Ramsay to West Virginia State Police