Safia Memon Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Hinder Prosecution

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - The mother of Discovery Middle School shooter Hammad Memon has pleaded guilty to attempting to hinder prosecution on Tuesday afternoon.

Investigators caught Safia and Hammad Memon in Dallas, Texas on April 13, 2012. Hammad Memon had allegedly obtained a Pakistani passport.  Investigators believed he was trying to leave the United States.

Originally charged with a Class A felon, Hindering Prosecution, Safia Memon pleaded guilty to Attempted Hindering Prosecution, which is a misdemeanor.

The plea includes a suspended prison term of 364 days.  Safia Memon will serve a probation period of 364 days.  She is also ordered to pay a fine of $6,000 and all costs incurred by the circuit court.

View the plea here: Safia Memon Plea