The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil,
but because of those who look on and do nothing.

~~~ Albert Einstein

Friday, January 11, 2008

Woman Charged in Children's Deaths

5, 6, 11 and 17- too young to have their lives taken from them, and even more tragic because the suspect in their murders appears to be their mother.

A woman found in her home with the decomposing bodies of four girls faces murder charges, and authorities believe she is the victims' mother, officials said Thursday.

Banita Jacks, 33, was expected to appear Thursday in D.C. Superior Court, where the charges will be formally presented, prosecutors said.

"We are working on the assumption that these are her four children," D.C. police Chief Cathy Lanier said at a news conference.

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