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Suspended sentence for mom in Auburn child’s 1970 bathtub drowning

ROSEVILLE -- No longer facing charges of murder in the death of her daughter, Patricia Lee Thomas shed tears Monday in a Roseville courtroom before walking out a free woman. The 6 ...

1970 Auburn tub drowning case to have August hearing

A woman accused of drowning her daughter in a bathtub 43 years ago at their Auburn home is scheduled for an August preliminary hearing on a murder charge. Patricia Lee Thomas, 67, ...

New court date in 1970 Auburn bathtub-drowning murder case

The 67-year-old murder suspect in what Auburn authorities allege was a deliberate bathtub drowning of her daughter 43 years ago is back in court - and on court-ordered home arrest ...

Auburn 4-year-old’s death case from 1970 has January court date

  AUBURN CA - The court case of a 66-year-old former Auburn woman charged with drowning her 4-year-old daughter in a bathtub 42 years ago will have an early settlement confer ...

Auburn bathtub drowning ‘murder’ confession questioned by defense

AUBURN CA - Placer County Superior Court filings on behalf of Patricia Thomas are providing more information in a 42-year-old drowning case involving her 4-year-old daughter that a ...

Bail hearing in 42-year-old murder case bumped back

AUBURN CA - A 66-year-old former Auburn woman remains in Placer County Jail on a murder charge dating back to a 1970 death of her daughter, while a possible bail hearing has been b ...

Auburn Police had murder suspicions in 1970 about bathtub drowning

AUBURN CA - Even in 1970, Auburn Police were suspicious enough to keep the bathtub drowning case involving 4-year-old Cindy Howell an open one. Reports by then-Police Chief Hersch ...

Auburn Police: Daughter says she saw mom drowning sister in 1970 tub death

AUBURN CA - Auburn Police say they watched from an adjoining room as 66-year-old Patricia Lee Thomas stated to a family member that she left her 4-year-old daughter to drown in a b ...

Woman accused of murder in 1970 Auburn death of daughter, 4, to remain in jail

A 66-year-old woman who Placer County authorities allege murdered her 4-year-old in 1970 made her initial court appearance Monday in Auburn. Grass Valley resident Patricia Lee Tho ...