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Sandra Layne Trial

Mother: Sandra Layne Is A 'Monster'

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 03.21.2013 | Detroit

PONTIAC, Mich. -- Calling her mother a "monster," Jennifer Hoffman said the 75-year-old woman deserves to be in prison for fatally shooting her teen s...

75-Year-Old Woman Convicted In Grandson's Death

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 05.19.2013 | Detroit

PONTIAC, Mich. — A 75-year-old woman was convicted Tuesday of second-degree murder for killing her teenage grandson last spring in her Detroit-a...

Prosecution: Grandson's Death Deserves Premeditated Murder Charge

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 05.18.2013 | Detroit

PONTIAC, Mich. — Sandra Layne confessed to killing her teenage grandson as soon as police arrived at her suburban Detroit home last spring. The ...

Grandma, 75, Testifies For 2nd Day About Shooting Grandson

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 05.14.2013 | Crime

PONTIAC, Mich. — A 75-year-old Detroit-area woman on trial for killing her grandson stumbled Thursday when a juror asked a key question: Why con...

Grandma 'Adored' Grandson But Shot Him

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 05.13.2013 | Crime

PONTIAC, Mich. — A 75-year-old woman charged with first-degree murder sobbed on the witness stand Wednesday as she told jurors how she repeatedl...

Grandmother On Trial For Shooting Teenage Grandson As He Called 911

AP | Posted 03.05.2013 | Crime

PONTIAC, Mich. -- As a 17-year-old who had been shot by his grandmother pleaded with a 911 dispatcher to send help, the 75-year-old woman shot him aga...