patricia lee thomas

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, ...

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 ...