Plaquemines Parish

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Mom Accused Of Injecting Hand Sanitizer Into Feeding Tube Of Down Syndrome Son To End His Suffering

A Louisiana woman was arrested on a charge of first-degree murder after police say she injected hand sanitizer into the feeding tube of her 17-month-old son, a Down syndrome patient who died of alcohol poisoning in January.

03/13/2014

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Louisiana Mom Charged With Death Of Down Syndrome Son

Police say 20-year-old Erika Wigstrom injected hand sanitizer into the feeding tube of her 17-month-old son.

03/13/2014

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La. Community Is ‘A Ghost Town’ A Year After Isaac

Isaac barely had hurricane-strength winds when it blew ashore southwest of New Orleans a year ago, but its effects are still apparent in coastal areas where it flooded thousands of homes.

08/26/2013

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