Jury convicts mother of assault in deaths of children
A San Francisco jury has found an Oakland woman guilty of three counts of assault on a child causing death in 2005 drowning of her three children after she threw them in the San Francisco Bay.
LaShuan Harris also faces three counts of murder and jurors quickly resumed their deliberations after announcing the partial verdict.
Harris has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to all counts related to the deaths of her three young children.
She threw the boys into the chilly waters of San Francisco Bay on October 19th, 2005.
Prosecutors say they will not seek the death penalty. The assault convictions carry a maximum punishment of life in prison.
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