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Prosecutors showed them pictures of clothing stained with biological material and the images of two dead newborns.
The state says it's evidence of a mother who delivered two sons on the toilet and disposed of the bodies in a laundry basket by the bed.
Hendersonville officer Jeremy Fentress testified about what he saw that September morning as one of the first to enter the room after Lowe's mother discovered the babies two days after delivery.
"After I pulled the bloody towel back I saw a deceased newborn," said Fentress.
Prosecutor Ron Blanton said Lowe hid her pregnancy and delivery and then smothered both newborns because the babies weren't here fiancee's.
"There was no plan for these babies to live," said Blanton. "She couldn't allow anyone to think bad of her."
Prosecutors say Lowe admitted both murders to police Detective Steve Malach the day the babies were discovered.
"She said she tried to keep it quiet as well and put her hand over it's mouth just like the first one until it no longer cried," said Malach.
The state plans to show video of that alleged confession Wednesday.
Malach says Lowe told him she didn't want tell anyone about the pregnancy.
"She also said her parents would be disappointed and they were Christian people and they wouldn't understand so she couldn't go to them."
Lowe faces two counts of 1st Degree Murder plus child abuse charges.
Defense Attorney John Pellegrin tells a different story.
Pellegrin said Lowe suffered from mental disorders and didn't realize she was pregnant, even when she went into labor.
"She was in such a state of mind she completely pushed it out of her mind," said Pellegrin. "She reaches down and feels and for the first time feels a baby head a baby's ear and realizes what's happening."
Wednesday, March 13 2013, 04:08 AM CDT
2 appellate court judges are stepping down
May 24, 2013 21:29 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Two Tennessee appellate court judges have notified Gov. Bill Haslam that they will not run for another term on the bench in the August 2014 retention election.
Patricia J. Cottrell, a judge on the Court of Appeals, and Joseph M. Tipton, who sits on the Court of Criminal Appeals bench, will both leave after September of next year.
The announcements come after the state legislature left Tennessee without a way to replace judges who step down or die when a commission expires at the end of next month.
Members of the soon-to-be-defunct Judicial Nominating Commission will make recommendations for replacements to give to Haslam before the panel expires. Haslam will appoint the replacements from those recommendations.
US durable goods orders rise 3.3 percent in April
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in April, buoyed by more demand for military and civilian aircraft and an increase in business investment.
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