The Parent Trap

“She returned to the war room, where the rest of her team was prepping for the final stretch of James Crumbley’s involuntary manslaughter trial. They watched as she demonstrated a second time, then a third. She stared down at the gun, the lock still on it. ‘That’s all it would have taken,’ she said, shaking her head. ‘And we’re here. And four kids have died.’ They were there that night in March because McDonald had chosen to do what no prosecutor in the United States had ever done before: charge the parents of a school shooter with homicide.” Guilty: Inside the high-risk, historic prosecution of a school shooter’s parents.

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