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Female Trouble Bending the rules for gender?: The wrong combination of people can commit horrible crimes together . This is evident throughout history. It doesn't matter why they did it, whether it was jealousy,…
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News, Matt Smith

When a mother is tried for murder: The case of Linda Woo

Three years ago, Linda Woo, then 39, woke her two children in the middle of the night, wrapped them in blankets, and put them in a borrowed Subaru Outback with their stuffed animals. She placed a lit barbecue grill on…
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News, The Snitch S.F. Mom Found Guilty of Murdering 3-Year-Old Daughter -- Jury To Next Consider Insanity Plea

S.F. Mom Found Guilty of Murdering 3-Year-Old Daughter -- Jury To Next Consider Insanity Plea

A San Francisco mother was convicted Tuesday of murdering her 3-year-old daughter and attempting to murder her 4-year-old son, a verdict that marked the close of the first phase of a two-part trial in which jurors will next determine whether…
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News, The Snitch

Fatal Attraction: Illicit Affair Allegedly Behind 2006 SF Infanticide

Three years ago Linda Woo, then 40, woke her two children, wrapped them in blankets, and placed them inside a Subaru Outback owned by a man who had recently broken off a six-year-affair with her. Also in the car had…
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News, Matt Smith

Olive Woo Murphy 1/08/03 – 3/29/06

Despite the depth of the tragedy, there was a sense of relief associated with the aftermath to the recent asphyxiation death of three-year-old Olive Woo Murphy at the hands of her mother in a botched suicide attempt. For one thing,…
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