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Jodi Arias Celebrates 39th Birthday In Prison 11 Years After Ex-Boyfriend's Murder

Jodi Arias Celebrates 39th Birthday In Prison After Murder Of Travis
Source: Arizona Department of Corrections; Discovery ID; Myspace

Jul. 9 2019, Published 6:27 p.m. ET

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Over a decade after slaughtering Travis Alexander, Jodi Arias spent her 39th birthday in prison, sitting behind bars for committing a heinous crime that shocked the nation.

The convicted killer is serving a life sentence for stabbing her ex-boyfriend 29 times, shooting him in the head and slitting his throat.

Locked up in the Perryville Prison in Arizona, Jodi has secret visits from old boyfriends, toils away for 40 cents an hour at her library job, and shops for sex toys in the commissary.

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Scroll through Radar’s gallery for a look at the crime scene photos that led to the killer beauty's sentence to life behind bars without the possibility of parole.

Happy Birthday

Jodi Arias Celebrates 39th Birthday In Prison After Murder Of Travis
Source: Arizona Department of Corrections

Arias turned 39 on July 9, 2019, 11 years after she showed up at Alexander’s Arizona home in the middle of the night, had sex with him and then killed him while he was in the shower.

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Mug Shot

Jodi Arias Celebrates 39th Birthday In Prison After Murder Of Travis
Source: Arizona Department of Corrections

Arias was found guilty by a jury of first-degree murder, but they became deadlocked on her sentencing. After a second trial ended with a hung jury, the judge gave her life behind bars without the possibility of parole.

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Love Never Dies

Jodi Arias Celebrates 39th Birthday In Prison After Murder Of Travis
Source: Myspace

According to prison records, Arias kept in close contact with her ex-boyfriend Benjamin Ernst, who visited her multiple times in May and June 2019. She claimed in a bombshell letter after she was incarcerated that she hoped to get pregnant by Ernst, not considering the fact that conjugal visits are forbidden in the Arizona correctional system.

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Blood Bath

Jodi Arias Celebrates 39th Birthday In Prison After Murder Of Travis
Source: Discovery ID

Alexander’s blood was all over the sink in his bathroom after Arias attacked him.

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Brain Damage

Jodi Arias Celebrates 39th Birthday In Prison After Murder Of Travis
Source: Maricopa Police Department

Jurors saw an X-ray image that showed damage to Alexander’s skull. Arias shot her lover in the head while he was in the shower.

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Caught On Camera

Jodi Arias Celebrates 39th Birthday In Prison After Murder Of Travis
Source: Maricopa Police Department

A crime scene photo showed that bedding, clothes and a camera were shoved into the washing machine. Detectives were able to recover photos from the camera that showed the victim after the murder.

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Knife Work

Jodi Arias Celebrates 39th Birthday In Prison After Murder Of Travis
Source: Maricopa Police Department

Prosecution lawyers also exhibited X-ray images of Alexander's back, which displayed damage after he was stabbed dozens of times.

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Spatter

Jodi Arias Celebrates 39th Birthday In Prison After Murder Of Travis
Source: Discovery ID

Alexander’s blood was all over the bedroom in his home where Arias tortured him.

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Stabbed In The Back

Jodi Arias Celebrates 39th Birthday In Prison After Murder Of Travis
Source: Maricopa Police Department

An X-ray showed the injuries to Alexander’s spine after Arias stabbed him 29 times.

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Horrific Assault

Jodi Arias Celebrates 39th Birthday In Prison After Murder Of Travis
Source: Discovery ID

Arias’ brutal attack on Alexander left behind copious amounts of blood.

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Body Abandoned

Jodi Arias Celebrates 39th Birthday In Prison After Murder Of Travis
Source: Discovery ID

Alexander was found slumped over in the shower after Arias killed him.

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Bloody Trail

Jodi Arias Celebrates 39th Birthday In Prison After Murder Of Travis
Source: Discovery ID

A picture submitted into evidence during Arias’ trial included a shot of the hallway in Alexander’s Phoenix home that lead into the bathroom where he was killed.

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Sex Tape

Jodi Arias Celebrates 39th Birthday In Prison After Murder Of Travis
Source: Myspace

Recordings of an X-rated phone call between Arias and Alexander revealed details of their sordid sex life, which shocked the jurors.

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