A 77-year-old Oakland County woman who killed her grandson has failed to persuade the Michigan Supreme Court to take an appeal.
Sandra Layne said her rights were violated when a judge barred her from introducing certain comments made by Jonathan Hoffman.
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.
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.
A 75-year-old Oakland County woman is asking a judge for a minimum sentence of a year in prison for killing her grandson.
A jury has found 75-year-old Sandra Layne guilty of second degree murder in the shooting death of her teenage grandson.
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.
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.
A gun dealer also testified that Layne had bought a handgun in April and had two training sessions becoming proficient at using a handgun.
The grandmother, a retired teacher, plans to take the witness stand to testify in her own defense.