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Suspects in Carnation Murders Plead Not Guilty

Unclear whether death penalty will be sought

(Newser) - Michele Anderson and Joseph McEnroe pleaded not guilty today to charges of murdering six members of Anderson’s family Dec. 24 in Carnation, Wash., the Seattle Times reports. Friends and Anderson family members wore pictures of the two child victims—3 and 5 years old—and were seen frequently wiping... More »

Murder Earns Few Women Death Penalty

Will slaughter of 6 family members draw capital punishment for Wash. woman?

(Newser) - With prosecutors still debating whether to seek the death penalty against Michele Anderson, charged in the murder of six members of her family on Christmas Eve, the Seattle Times looks at the odds that the Carnation, Wash., woman might actually be sentenced to death. Women rarely receive the death penalty,... More »

Death Penalty Considered in Carnation Slayings

Charges give chilling details of six deaths

(Newser) - Murder charges filed yesterday in the Christmas Eve slaying of six family members in a house in Carnation, Wash., added chilling details to the account of the deaths, and made the perpetrators liable for the death penalty, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports. Michelle Anderson and Joseph McEnroe have been charged with... More »

Daughter & Lover Confess to Killing 6 in Family: Cops

She 'felt unloved,' says relative

(Newser) - The daughter of a murdered couple and her boyfriend have confessed to killing the young woman's parents and four other relatives, according to police. Michele Anderson, 29, and her live-in lover gunned down Anderson's parents Christmas Eve at their home outside Seattle, police said. When Anderson's brother, his wife and... More »

Daughter, Beau Arrested in Christmas Eve Family Killings

Four adults, 2 children found dead in Wash.

(Newser) - Police have arrested a 29-year-old woman and her boyfriend in the gruesome Christmas Eve shootings of six members of her family in rural Washington, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports. The couple is being held on suspicion of murdering the woman's parents, her brother, his wife, and their 6- and 3-year old... More »

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