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Utah Mom Sentenced for Killing 6 Newborns

Sickened judge gives maximum to Megan Huntsman

(Newser) - A Utah mother who killed six of her newborn babies and hid their bodies in her garage was sentenced to up to life in prison at an emotional hearing yesterday in which a prosecutor depicted her as an "incredibly indifferent and callous" murderer. The judge imposed a sentence against... More »

Utah Mom Pleads Guilty to Smothering 6 Newborns

Megan Huntsman faces life in prison

(Newser) - A Utah mother accused of killing six of her newborn babies and storing their bodies in her garage pleaded guilty to six counts of murder today. Megan Huntsman, 39, faces up to life in prison. She will be sentenced April 20. The deaths sent shockwaves through the quiet, mostly Mormon... More »

Cops Reveal Why Utah Mom Killed 6 Babies

'Selfish' Megan Huntsman chose meth over children

(Newser) - What could drive a mother to smother six babies as soon as she gave birth to them? Police in Utah say it was pure selfishness, driven by drug addiction. Megan Huntsman was a heavy methamphetamine user when she strangled or suffocated the newborns between 1996 and 2006, a police spokesman... More »

Utah Mom Couldn't Recall Number of Dead Babies

Murder suspect Megan Huntsman guessed eight or nine

(Newser) - New documents released in the case of a Utah woman accused of killing six of her newborns reveals another awful detail: Megan Huntsman wasn't sure how many babies she had hidden at her house over the years. "She couldn't remember the exact the number so she threw... More »

Mom Who Smothered Babies Hid Other Pregnancies

No one knew Megan Huntsman was pregnant with eldest kids til she gave birth

(Newser) - A few more details are trickling out in the horrific case of the Utah woman who confessed to strangling or smothering six dead babies found hidden in her garage and hiding the body of a seventh stillborn child alongside them. Police yesterday revealed that none of the babies were born... More »

Mom Confesses to Smothering Babies

Except for one that she says was stillborn

(Newser) - Megan Huntsman has confessed to strangling or smothering six of the seven dead babies found hidden in her garage , according to an affidavit released today. She says the seventh child was stillborn. The 39-year-old said she'd given birth to the children between 1996 and 2006. Each time she would... More »

7 Infant Corpses Found in Utah Home; Mom Charged

Cops believe mother killed them over 10-year period

(Newser) - Police in Utah have been horrified to discover the bodies of seven babies in the garage of a home in a small town south of Salt Lake City. Megan Huntsman, 39, has been booked on six counts of murder. Investigators believe she gave birth to the babies, at least six... More »

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