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Sandra Layne

Sandra Layne is seen in court on Dec. 6. (Credit: WWJ/Ron Dewey)

Family Files Wrongful Death Suit Against Grandmother Convicted Of Killing Grandson

A wrongful death lawsuit seeking at least $1 million has been filed against a 75-year-old Detroit-area woman who was convicted of killing her 17-year-old grandson.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/13/2013

Sandra Layne is escorted at sentencing (credit: Sandra McNeil/WWJ)

Grandmother Gets 22 Years In Prison In Teen’s Killing

A 75-year-old woman has been sentenced to at least 22 years in prison for killing her grandson at their home in metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2013

Sandra Layne is seen in court on Dec. 6. (Credit: WWJ/Ron Dewey)

Grandma Who Killed Grandson Seeks Short Sentence

A 75-year-old Oakland County woman is asking a judge for a minimum sentence of a year in prison for killing her grandson.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2013

Sandra Layne is seen in court on Dec. 6. (Credit: WWJ/Ron Dewey)

Grandmother Guilty Of Murder In Grandson’s Shooting Death

A jury has found 75-year-old Sandra Layne guilty of second degree murder in the shooting death of her teenage grandson.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2013

Sandra Layne is seen in court on Dec. 6. (Credit: WWJ/Ron Dewey)

Grandmother Who Killed Grandson: I Feared Him

A 75-year-old woman sobbed on the witness stand as she told jurors how she repeatedly shot her teenage grandson after he kicked her in the stomach and demanded cash.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2013

Sandra Layne is seen in court on Dec. 6. (Credit: WWJ/Ron Dewey)

Woman Who Gunned Down Grandson Expected To Testify

Testimony will resume for a fourth day in the case of 75-year-old Sandra Layne, who claims she shot 17-year-old Jonathon Hoffman in self-defense.

03/11/2013

Sandra Layne is seen in court on Dec. 6. (Credit: WWJ/Ron Dewey)

Gun Dealer Testifies Grandmother Purchased Gun, Was ‘Proficient’ Shooter

A gun dealer also testified that Layne had bought a handgun in April and had two training sessions becoming proficient at using a handgun.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2013

Sandra Layne in court. (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne)

Granny Killer Testimony: Grandson Never Regained Consciousness

The grandmother, a retired teacher, plans to take the witness stand to testify in her own defense.

CBS Detroit–03/07/2013

Sandra Layne is seen in court on Dec. 6. (Credit: WWJ/Ron Dewey)

Grandma’s Murder Trial Starts, Depicts Teen Begging For Help

Opening statements have started in the trial of a 75-year-old West Bloomfield woman charged in the shooting death of her 17-year-old grandson.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2013

Sandra Layne is seen in court on Dec. 6. (Credit: WWJ/Ron Dewey)

Will Jury Be Swayed By ‘Grandma Factor’ During Sandra Layne Trial?

Jury selection gets underway Monday in the murder trial involving Sandra Layne.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2013

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