Mother Of Michigan School Shooter Found Guilty Of Involuntary Manslaughter

 The mother of a teen who shot and killed four Oxford, Michigan high school students in November 2021 was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter on Tuesday. She became the first parent in American history to be convicted of crimes related to a mass school shooting by their child.

Per Daily Wire policy, the mother — who will not be named along with her husband and son — was convicted of four counts of involuntary manslaughter in the death of 17-year-old Oxford High School student Madisyn Baldwin; Tate Myre, 16; Hana St. Juliana, 14; and Justin Schilling, 17, The Detroit Free Press reported. According to ABC News, the jury began deliberations on Monday and continued for 11 hours before reaching its verdict.

Craig Schilling, whose son Justin was killed in the shooting, said, "What I think most is that the screams have been heard and I think this verdict is going to echo in every household across the country."

“Now we all have work. We all know that we will be held responsible for whatever we do.”

Prosecutors argued throughout the trial that the parents failed to give their troubled son the mental health help he needed. His father also purchased a 9mm handgun for his son, then 15, which he used in a fatal shooting just four days later. The shooter's father, who is also charged with four counts of involuntary manslaughter, will face a separate trial in March.

The morning before the shooter went on the rampage, school officials called his parents to the school after they learned that their son had drawn violent images on a school assignment. School administrators reportedly encouraged parents to take their son home and get mental health help for him immediately.

The shooter's parents said they could not take him home because they both had to return to work, and they promised to get him help. But hours later, his son opened fire on his classmates, killing four and injuring seven others.

The mother's attorney, Shannon Smith, argued that school officials did not seem very concerned about her son's mental state at their meeting on the day of the shooting, saying that if the mother had known the seriousness of her son's condition, she or So she could go to work with him or go home with him.

According to evidence shown during the trial, the shooter's mother said in a text message to Brian Meloche – the man with whom she was having an affair at the time of the shooting – that the shooting "could have been prevented" and to allow Blamed the school staff. His son returned to class.

The teenage shooter pleaded guilty to 24 counts, including first-degree premeditated murder and terrorism causing death. He was sentenced to life in prison without parole in December.

1 comment:

  1. Not everyone should be allowed to breed. You should have to take a test like getting a drivers license.


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