Trial begins in injury to child case

April 7, 2008 3:39:56 PM PDT
A trial has started for a Spring mother accused of keeping her three children sick.Laurie Williamson faces several charges of injury to a child. Prosecutors say she suffers from a mental disorder that causes parents to either harm their children or make them believe they're sick, for the sake of getting sympathy for themselves.

Williamson faces up to life in prison. The children are now healthy and in foster care.

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