"I know I made a lot of mistakes in my life. I'm sorry. ... I don't want to spend the rest of my life in jail."
Maui woman convicted of manslaughter in the slaying of Edward Bird of Kihei. Avilla admitted hitting Bird in the head. Avilla's boyfriend, Michael A. Pavich, was convicted of second-degree murder for strangling the 82-year-old Bird, who used a wheelchair to get around town.