Tucson mother convicted in boy's death

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TUCSON -- A Tucson mother has been convicted of negligent homicide in the death of her 5-year-old autistic son.

A prosecutor, however, says the state plans to study whether 41-year-old Diane Lynn Marsh can be retried for felony first-degree murder.

Jurors didn't indicate on verdict forms that they found Marsh not guilty of felony first-degree murder. Instead, they found her guilty of the lesser negligent homicide charge on a second-degree murder form.

Information from: Tucson Citizen

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