Mom Who Smothered Newborn Twins Wasn’t in ‘Pregnancy Denial’ After All

Lindsey LoweThe mom who smothered her newborn twins to death is headed to prison, but will she be there long enough to make up for what she did? Lindsey Lowe had been insisting that she didn't know she was pregnant and was delusional when her newborn sons died. The Tennessee jury of her peers didn't buy it, and a judge has sentenced her to life in prison for first degree murder. 

Life in prison, that is, with the possibility of parole. That's right, Lindsey Lowe could one day walk out of prison.

Her sons will never walk at all.

They were killed within hours of their birth, smothered to death by a woman who purposely hid her pregnancy from her friends, her parents, even her fiance. Although her lawyers insisted she had convinced herself that she wasn't pregnant, jurors found out Lindsey Lowe had been googling pregnancy on her iPhone.

So much for not knowing she was pregnant, huh? That little fact effectively destroys the notion that this woman could have really been in denial, could really have been shocked by the arrival of babies. In fact, it was that one piece of evidence that jurors told reporters convinced them Lowe was guilty of brutally killing two defenseless babies.

She knew.

And she chose murder over a sane, kind choice such as adoption or simply letting the babies' father care for them. So pardon me for questioning the wisdom of a court official, but should this woman really be given the chance at parole?

Lowe will be old by the time the possibility crops up. She's 26 now, and it will be 51 years before she can get out.

But the message is still there. She can still get out. What does that say about the value of her sons' lives? About the heinous nature of her crime?

A jury found this woman guilty of killing not just one but two babies. On purpose. She knew what she was doing, she had better options available, and she did it anyway.

I'd say life in prison is just right here; no need to let her walk free when she couldn't give that option to her children.

What do you think the punishment should be for killing these newborns?

 

Image via Henderson Police Department

crime, death, child abuse

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T-Benner T-Benner

She should spend the rest of her life in prison and never be able to get out. I don't see how anyone could do that. I look at my babies and couldn't imagine them not being here and that cold hearted bit*h done it twice

Missy Caskey

what a sick woman how dare her.

Letitia Lindsey

She could have given them up for adoption, anything but take their lives,that's okay though she'll get hers in prison.

Chrystal R Harris

Indeed she should NEVER feel free again, LIFE BEHIND BARS....or better yet thrown out on a raft in the ocean with a small leak in the raft ;>

Courtney Beach

I think that she deserves the death penalty...because she did not give her babies a chance at life so i dont think that she deserves another chance to live her life freely

Tuqua Shoemaker

This makes me sick i just lose a baby she should gave them away

looki... looking4mychild

Pathetic, I'm just ticked that now my tax dollars are going to pay for this ruthless murderer to get 3 hots, a cot, and cable tv. Smh, I hope she suffers for what she did to those children.

Rebekah Ralph

she should be put to death i have 4 sons and i miscarrayed between the younger two and that was hard enough for me to deal with but what got me through was that i had 3 older children it made me appreate them more all children are a gift from God ..... she could have told the babies father and if he did not want the responsiblity and chose adoption ..... she knew what she was doing you go through all that pain having them and then you muder them that is crazy and sicking woman

lemay25 lemay25

hang the bitch or do what ever she did to the babys to her sick sick poeple out there an to think poeple out there are trying all they can to get pregnant an cant an she has two healthy babys an kills them poor thinks an the father must be heart broken by this so sad

shami... shamillionaire

How could someone do such a thing! :-( I hope she never gets out!

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