patricia thomas

Mother has “punished herself” for 43 years in Auburn bathtub drowning

  Accused of murdering her daughter in a revived cold case that stretched back to the girl’s 1970 bathtub drowning in Auburn, 67-year-old Patricia Thomas broke her sile ...

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 ...

Reader input: Innocent until proven guilty

Patricia Thomas is my neighbor and dear friend. The Auburn Journal has run numerous articles since her arrest for the alleged murder of her daughter 40 some years ago. I find the ...

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 ...

Auburn drowning death defendant goes home to Grass Valley

Auburn drowning-death murder defendant Patricia Thomas was allowed to leave Placer County Jail on Tuesday and return home after more than a month behind bars. Thomas, 66, was arres ...