Detectives have uncovered a potential motive to explain why Diane Downs would try to kill her three children, but can they prove it? They work to build their case, but it's going to be tough, especially when Diane becomes a media darling. There is very little evidence, and the only witnesses are severely injured, young children. Meanwhile, Diane has big plans of her own. She wants to have another baby...
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