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Benchmarks: Is it murder when child dies home alone?

Few would argue that some form of crime has been committed when a young child dies in a home fire after being left unattended by a mother who is off drinking with friends. But is it murder? If the answer to that question is “yes,” then it means a life sentence for one Louisiana woman.


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