Death penalty sought for Catoosa County woman

Catherine Goins
photo The victim in a Catoosa County, Ga., killing at the pictured house is being placed in an ambulance. A woman shot and killed a mother of two because she wanted the baby, Catoosa County Sheriff Gary Sisk said.

A Catoosa County, Ga., woman accused of murdering a mother to steal that woman's children faces a possible punishment of death.

If convicted, she would be only the second woman on Georgia's death row.

Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit District Attorney Herbert "Buzz" Franklin filed a motion Thursday to seek the death penalty against Catherine Goins. Investigators say she killed Natalia Roberts because she wanted Roberts' kids.

And she wanted Roberts' kids because she wanted her boyfriend back. He left her, according to the Catoosa County Sheriff's Office, because she lied to him about being pregnant.

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