How Diane Downs Tried to Murder Her Three Children: Diane Downs 2010

How Diane Downs Tried to Murder Her Three Children

Diane Downs: Her Children Got in the  way; A story that crosses the bounds of understanding.

Diane Downs: Her Children Got in the way; A story that crosses the bounds of understanding.

The Daughter of Diane Downs

The Daughter of Diane Downs

In the country's attention was captured by the story of Diane Downs, a woman who shot her three children at point-blank range and then got pregnant again before going on trial. Now, the daughter she gave up for adoption comes forward.

Diane Downs (1955-) A single mother of three, Downs claimed that she was carjacked in 1983 while driving with her kids in Oregon. All four of them had been shot. A daughter, age 7, was killed. The other boy and girl, aged 3 and 8, were critically wounded. As the oldest child recovered, she revealed that it was her mother who had shot them before putting a decoy wound in her own arm. Downs wished to be free of motherhood to pursue her lover. She is serving life in prison.

Diane Downs (1955-) A single mother of three, Downs claimed that she was carjacked in 1983 while driving with her kids in Oregon. All four of them had been shot. A daughter, age 7, was killed. The other boy and girl, aged 3 and 8, were critically wounded. As the oldest child recovered, she revealed that it was her mother who had shot them before putting a decoy wound in her own arm. Downs wished to be free of motherhood to pursue her lover. She is serving life in prison.

On May 19, 1983, Diane Downs shot her three children, killing one of them. Diane's motive was simply to free herself of parenthood so she could pursue a roma...

On May 19, 1983, Diane Downs shot her three children, killing one of them. Diane's motive was simply to free herself of parenthood so she could pursue a roma...

Diane Downs with her three children (L to R, Stephen, Christie and Cheryl).  Cheryl died and the others were very nearly killed when someone shot them.  Mom was convicted of killing them to clear the way for her boyfriend to leave his wife for her.  She still denies everything.

Sicko mom shoots three children as sign of love

Diane Downs with her three children (L to R, Stephen, Christie and Cheryl). Cheryl died and the others were very nearly killed when someone shot them. Mom was convicted of killing them to clear the way for her boyfriend to leave his wife for her. She still denies everything.

Diane Downs (left) was found guilty of shooting her children (l.-r.) Danny, Christie and Cheryl in 1983. Cheryl died from the shooting.

Diane Downs (left) was found guilty of shooting her children (l.-r.) Danny, Christie and Cheryl in 1983. Cheryl died from the shooting.

Her daughter Cheryl Lynn, 7, victim.  Diane Downs, mother & murderer,  Shot her three children in order to make herself available for the man she obsessively loved.

Her daughter Cheryl Lynn, 7, victim. Diane Downs, mother & murderer, Shot her three children in order to make herself available for the man she obsessively loved.

In 1983, the country's attention was captured by the story of Diane Downs, a woman who shot her three children at point-blank range and then got pregnant again before going on trial. Now, the daughter she gave up for adoption comes forward.

The Daughter of Diane Downs

In 1983, the country's attention was captured by the story of Diane Downs, a woman who shot her three children at point-blank range and then got pregnant again before going on trial. Now, the daughter she gave up for adoption comes forward.

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