Sleep, My Child, Forever: The Mother Who Killed Her Own Children for Insurance Money

Behind the maternal facade was a cold-blooded killer whose get-rich scheme cost her children their lives.

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  • Photo Credit: Roosevelt High School Yearbook / Open Road Media

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Sleep, My Child, Forever

By John Coston

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  • Detective Sergeant Joseph Burgoon.

    Photo Credit: John Coston
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  • Ellen used the pillows from this couch to smother her children.

    Photo Credit: St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department / Open Road Media

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