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Thursday, October 5, 2006

Mom gets five years in toddlers' drowning

Lottie Payne was found guilty by a jury in a little under an hour, The Chronicle says.

Parents take stand in child-drowning case

Lottie Payne says she had only gone to the bathroom when the kids got out that day, The Chronicle reports. Meanwhile, Dennis Payne says it's the city's fault the children drowned, and he intends to sue the city; and an expert says Lottie Payne is borderline mentally retarded and suffered extensive mental and physical abuse, including being prostituted by her own mother as a child. (Link goes to The Chronicle, where free registration is required.)

Tuesday, October 3, 2006

Mother of drowned children breaks down at trial

Lottie Payne is on trial on charges that she was negligent in the deaths of her two toddler children, who drowned in a Warrenton sewage treatment pond. (Link goes to the Macon Telegraph site.)

Group sex alleged in trial for mom whose two kids drowned

Lottie Kain, whose two children drowned in a Warrenton sewage pond, is on trial this week. (Link goes to Augusta Chronicle story).