Ga woman convicted in 2 antifreeze deaths dies

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ATLANTA  — The Georgia Department of Corrections says a woman serving a life sentence for killing her husband and her boyfriend with antifreeze has died at the Metro State Prison in Atlanta.

Department spokeswoman Sharmelle Brooks says 42-year-old Lynn Turner was found unresponsive in her cell this morning and attempts to resuscitate her failed.

Brooks says the cause of Turner's death is undetermined and that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's medical examiner's office is looking into it.

Turner, a former 911 operator, was sentenced to life without parole in 2007 after a jury found her guilty in the 2001 killing of her boyfriend, Randy Thompson, a Forsyth County firefighter.

Turner was already serving a life sentence for the 1995 death of her husband, Glenn Turner, a Cobb County police officer.

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SouthAugustan
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SouthAugustan 08/30/10 - 02:57 pm
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She was featured in an

She was featured in an episode of Snapped not too long ago.

SouthAugustan
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SouthAugustan 08/30/10 - 02:57 pm
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She was featured in an

She was featured in an episode of Snapped not too long ago.

jbl19584
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jbl19584 08/30/10 - 05:36 pm
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Howed she kill the other

Howed she kill the other while in jail??

OhWell
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OhWell 08/30/10 - 07:35 pm
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Dates don't add up. Maybe

Dates don't add up. Maybe the Chronicle needs to hire a proof reader and help the unemployment rates.

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SheilaJ15 08/31/10 - 12:07 am
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This from AJC: March 3, 1995:

This from AJC:
March 3, 1995: Glenn Turner, 31, is discovered dead in bed by his wife. A Cobb medical examiner rules he died from an irregular heartbeat.
Jan. 30, 1996: Lynn Turner gives birth to a daughter. She has lived with the father, firefighter Randy Thompson, since four days after her husband's death.
Jan. 22, 2001: Randy Thompson, 32, is found dead in his Cumming apartment. A GBI medical examiner later rules he died from an irregular heartbeat.
June 22, 2001: Cobb police begin investigating Glenn Turner's death as a possible homicide. Cumming police begin a probe into Thompson's death and call in the GBI for assistance.
July 30, 2001: The GBI announces it has changed Thompson's cause of death to antifreeze poisoning. It is later ruled a homicide. Cobb officials exhume Turner's body to test for poisons.
Oct. 17, 2001: The Cobb medical examiner announces a second autopsy shows Turner died of ethylene glycol poisoning.
June 27, 2002: Cobb medical examiner Dr. Brian Frist rules Glenn Turner's death a homicide.
Nov. 1, 2002: Lynn Turner is arrested and charged with the murder of Glenn Turner.
Feb. 2, 2004: Jury selection begins in Marietta in Lynn Turner's first trial.
Feb. 4, 2004: Unable to seat an impartial jury in Marietta, a judge orders Turner's trial moved. The case is moved to Houston County.
May 14, 2004: A Houston County jury returns a guilty verdict against Turner in the murder of Glenn Turner.
Jan. 8, 2007: Jury selection begins in Forsyth County in Turner's second murder trial.
Jan. 16, 2007: Judge Jeffrey S. Bagley orders the trial moved out of Forsyth County because of difficulty seating an impartial jury. The trial is ordered moved to Dalton, in northwest Georgia's Whitfield County, but the location is kept a secret until Feb. 14, when the AJC publishes its location.
March 24, 2007: A jury in Whitfield County finds Turner guilty of murdering Randy Thompson.

I think this will explain the confusion of the dates. She had already killed both men before investigators became suspicious and decided to investigate.

TakeAstand
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TakeAstand 08/31/10 - 02:39 am
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Evans Ga 2010
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Evans Ga 2010 08/31/10 - 10:41 am
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Yeah, I didn't understand

Yeah, I didn't understand this article either. Like OhWell said, the dates don't add up.

TakeAstand
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TakeAstand 08/31/10 - 11:39 am
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Sheila explained it pretty

Sheila explained it pretty well. Didn't you see it? It's the post right after OhWell. The dates do add up. Maybe not be clear from the article, but from the post it is. There have been numerous shows about this case.

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purmkinhed 08/31/10 - 01:08 pm
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She was also featured on an

She was also featured on an episode of Forensic Files. Oh well. Just desserts if you ask me.

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