Jordan Graham is still being held at the Missoula County jail.
Just this week, U.S. District Court Judge Donald Molloy sentenced her to a little more than 30 years for murdering her husband. Graham confessed to shoving Cody Lee Johnson off a cliff in Glacier National Park last July.
She later lied to authorities and tried to throw them off the case by creating a fake email account from a man named Tony who claimed he knew Johnson was dead.
The Federal Bureau of Prisons will likely spend the next week looking at Graham’s history and her sentencing papers, including the pre-sentence investigation.
We are told officials will take into consideration whether she has special needs, such as counseling or health issues, or what kind of education she might like to pursue. Those questions, along with security concerns, will help them decide where to send her.
There is only one maximum security prison for women in the federal system and it is in West Virginia. There appear to be other alternatives, however.
The bureau’s webpage says officials like to keep inmates with a 500 mile radius of their homes.