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Mom pleads guilty to drowning autistic son (Sam Spital)

Commentary by San Diego criminal lawyer Sam Spital: “In the December 28, 2012 edition of the UT San Diego news, a 37 year old mother pled guilty to second degree murder for drowning her 4 year old autistic son. This is the case in which the mother drove to the police station with her lifeless … Read More

Mom to be tried in son’s drowning death (SAM SPITAL)

“The San Diego Union Tribune reported in the September 8, 2012 online edition that a mother drowned her four year old son. How outrageous could anything like this be? The article noted the mother thought of her own suicide but did not want to leave her son alone. Does this make sense? Of course not; … Read More