Convicted child murderer requests new trial


According to online court records, Maurice Lagrone Jr. filed a petition for a new trial in DeWitt County court.

A hearing is set for February 2nd. Lagrone is serving a life sentence for the drowning deaths of his former girlfriend's three young children in Clinton Lake.

The children's mother, Amanda Hamm, was convicted of a lesser charge of child endangerment. She served almost five years of a ten year sentence.

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