A 26 years old mom was jailed for child neglect after her 4 years old son shot himself dead as the mother was sleeping at their home at Virginia. The mother has been jailed for six months after the child shot himself in the head while she was asleep.
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Jefferson claimed that the gun was a family heirloom, but it was later discovered to have been stolen.
In Jefferson first statement with the police she claimed not to have heard the gunshot because of the drug she used but later gave another statement indicating she may have heard gun go off after her son was left unattended for 3 hours.
Prosecutors said Jefferson's conflicting interview with police and her statement led to the aggravated punishment.
Prosecutors said Jefferson’s conflicting interview with police and her statement led to the aggravated punishment.
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