Saturday, January 14, 2012

Julianne McCrery who suffocated her 6-year-old son and dumped his body on a dirt road because he was an 'inconvenience' is Jailed for 45 Years

A mother was jailed for 45 years today for suffocating her six-year-old son in a motel room and dumping his body along a dirt road.

Julianne McCrery, 42, of Texas admitted killing Camden Hughes by kneeling on his back and covering his mouth with her hand.

The discovery of his body last May in Maine set off a nationwide effort to identify him. Meanwhile, his mother called his kindergarten daily to report him absent with appendicitis.

McCrery later told prosecutors she had planned to kill herself and that she killed Camden because no one else was fit to raise him.

But prosecutors say they have evidence McCrery felt the boy was an inconvenience and that she planned to go about her own life after killing him. Read More