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Crime Poll: Danger to Society?

By January 25, 2013

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On January 14, 2010, Jennifer Lynn Bigham of Patterson, California, confessed to drowning her 3-year-old daughter in a bathtub. In December 2012, she was found not guilty by reason of insanity after two doctors said that the killing was a psychotic episode.

This week medical experts told Superior Court Judge Thomas Zeff that Bigham is no longer insane and, as the law requires, she was released from custody. Case closed.

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Comments

January 26, 2013 at 4:56 am
(1) Will says:

Danger to society? The medical experts(?) and Superior Court Judge Thomas Zeff are dangers to society.

January 30, 2013 at 9:55 am
(2) Bonnie says:

Til she has another child, babysits , etc..,totally wrong decision.

January 30, 2013 at 1:32 pm
(3) Judy K. says:

I agree with the 2 people who made comments above my comment. It just makes me sick how some of these crimminals get away with so much! So, they said she is insane & then later on not insane? It makes no sense. I doubt if all of a sudden or even after therapy & treatment that now she is no longer a threat to another child.

Even if she had to get sterilized, she could harm another child.

December 10, 2013 at 10:11 pm
(4) kimberly says:

This was a horrible tragedy that should have never happen. If her family would have seen the changes and troubles and taken steps to help Jennifer then maybe things would have turned out better. But unfortunately we are not all lucky enough to have family to help us with the struggles we face. Jennifer did not have an easy life. And her family does have a history of mental illness on both sides of her family.

I do not make excuses for Jennifer she did kill her daughter and nothing with bring back my beautiful great neice. My daughters still asks about her and it breaks my heart everytime.

I still love Jennifer and that will never change.

My point of all of this please dont judge people without knowing the whole story. And until you walk in her shoes and deal with her struggles you have no place to pass judgement. All you know is what the media shared.

You are entitled to your opinion and I respect that. But please understand you only know pieces of what had happen.

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