www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

Wichita, Winfield firms selected to pitch their plans at area investor conference -9/15/2014, 4:43 PM

Wichita hires new director for parks department -9/15/2014, 4:43 PM

Trans-Siberian Orchestra to return to Intrust Bank Arena on Dec. 5 -9/15/2014, 4:43 PM

Suspect in custody after stabbing near Harry and Rock -9/15/2014, 4:43 PM

Stephen King to speak at Wichita's Hughes Metroplex on Nov. 14 -9/15/2014, 4:43 PM

ICM signs agreements to manage ethanol plants -9/15/2014, 4:43 PM

Bull riders coming to Kansas Star Arena -9/15/2014, 4:43 PM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

Kansas mother admits trying to drown daughters

Published on -1/9/2014, 4:16 PM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- A northeast Kansas woman has pleaded guilty to trying to drown her two young daughters in a bathtub.

The Kansas City Star reports (http://bit.ly/1immZh5 ) 24-year-old Johnna Green, of Kansas City, Kan., entered the pleas Thursday to two counts of attempted second-degree murder. Wyandotte County prosecutors initially charged her with attempted first-degree murder.

Green called 911 last April 2 saying she had just killed her daughters, ages 1 and 4, by drowning them because they were sick. The dispatcher told her to take the girls out of the bathtub, and a police officer who found them unconscious on the floor began resuscitation efforts until an ambulance arrived.

Attorneys in court Thursday did not discuss the girls' current conditions.

Green's plea agreement calls for a sentence of nine years and 10 months.

------

Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos