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Daughter, granddaughter guilty of woman's murder

Title: Daughter, granddaughter guilty of woman's murder
Date: Friday, 23 August 1991
Publisher: Seattle Times
Author: Julie Emery
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They loved 79-year-old Suzine Van Sickle and brought her back home to live out her days, they said. But Van Sickle's caretakers — her daughter and granddaughter — yesterday were convicted of poisoning, then smothering her. A King County jury found Jimmie Jean Shumway, 59, the daughter, and Alexis Shumway, 29, guilty of premeditated first-degree murder in the bizarre killing last November that they kept secret for three months. The two showed no emotion as the verdict was read yesterday. Deputy ... [Read the rest at]