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Newborn twin deaths

Newborn twin deaths, The magistrate has found 26-year-old Tennessee woman guilty of murder on Tuesday in the 2011 smothering deaths of newborn twins found in her laundry basket. The jury of seven men and five women convicted Lindsey Lowe, of suburban Nashville, of felony murder, premeditated murder and aggravated child abuse. She was immediately sentenced to life in prison by the judge. Lowe, who was often emotional at trial, didn't break down as the sentence was pronounced. She was dry-eyed when she turned to sobbing family members and friends in the courtroom before being taken into custody. The defendant, who toted a Bible throughout much of the seven-day trial, told them softly, "I'm OK. I love you all. He's with me," as she pointed toward the sky. At trial, jurors saw a video of Lowe telling police she had given birth alone on Sept. 12, 2011, in the bathroom of her parents' home on a quiet cul-de-sac in an upper-middle-class neighborhood. The bodies were

Newborn twin deaths, Mother on Trial

Newborn twin deaths, The police officer had choked up and another officer fought back tears Tuesday as they testified about finding two dead babies in a laundry basket at the home of a young Tennessee woman charged with murder. Officer Jeremy Fentress took the stand and described entering the bedroom of defendant Lindsey Lowe and pulling back a bloody towel. He stopped speaking for a few seconds, then told the court: "After I pulled the bloody towel back, I saw a deceased infant." Fentress said he touched the baby with two fingers and found the infant was cold and not breathing. The newborn was the first of two found Sept. 14, 2011, in a two-story home of an upper-middle-class neighborhood in Hendersonville, about 20 miles northeast of Nashville. The second was found by Sgt. James Garrett, who described getting ready to lay the first baby down on a bed "softly and gently" before he discovered the umbilical cord, still attached to something deeper in the baske