A Steamboat Springs-area mother accused of killing her 9-year-old son has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.
A mother accused of shooting and killing her own child is likely to make a plea in court on Thursday.
Prosecutors will not seek the death penalty for a woman accused of killing her 9-year-old son.
A paralyzed Steamboat Springs mother heard the evidence against her in a Denver courtroom as prosecutors build a case to try her for the murder of her son.
It was a murder that shocked Steamboat Springs — the mother of a 9-year-old shot and killed her son allegedly to get back at her estranged husband.
Police said Asher Leyseshen’s mother shot and killed him and then turned the gun on herself at their home outside of Steamboat Springs in May.
A mother accused of murdering her son is paralyzed from the waist down and remains in custody at a Denver hospital.
The mother of a young boy shot and killed in his home near Steamboat Springs has been arrested.
Court records show the Routt County woman who allegedly shot and killed her 9-year-old son was in the process of separating from her husband.