Mother and wife shot 7-yr-old son and self

WAFB, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

2008 12 18

Police say an alleged affair led to murder-suicide

By Greg Meriwether

ADDIS, LA (WAFB) – Police are investigating the case of a mother killing her seven-year-old son and then took her own life Thursday.

Addis police now say the woman was upset about an alleged affair her husband had with another woman.

West Baton Rouge Parish sheriff’s deputies say 34-year-old Lavinia Banks was upset with her husband and fed up with her marriage. She allegedly shot her seven-year old son, Darieyonne, dragged the little boy to the bathroom, and shot him again….(Full Story)

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