Kelli Lynn Murphy found guilty of killing her two kids on dead son's eleventh birthday

Update: The trial of Kelli Lynn Murphy, a Castle Rock mom accused of smothering her two kids in their beds, got underway two weeks ago; see our previous coverage below. But jurors didn't take nearly that long to reach a conclusion about the case. Ninety minutes or so after deliberations began, they returned a guilty verdict on what would have been her son's eleventh birthday.
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