Wealthy Woman Accused Of Murdering Autistic Son Cites DSK In Seeking House Arrest

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — House arrest got Dominique Strauss-Kahn out of jail. Now defense lawyers say it should do the same for a pharmaceuticals multimillionaire charged with murdering her autistic 8-year-old son in Manhattan’s luxury Peninsula Hotel.

Gigi Jordan’s lawyers asked a judge Tuesday to free her on the terms set for the former International Monetary Fund leader: $6 million in cash bail and bond, and home confinement under electronic monitoring and armed guard.

Prosecutors and a judge didn’t immediately respond.

Jordan’s son, Jude Michael Mirra, was found dead of a drug overdose and she was found incoherent in February 2010.

Her lawyers say she believed she was justified in killing him to protect him. She says he’d been abused by predatory adults in his life, and authorities rebuffed her requests to investigate.

Should Jordan get house arrest? Sound off in our comments section below…

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  • Marrys

    her story is ridiculous, she is a manipulator and now she is trying to make the world think she saved her son from being abused by people who were never even alone with the boy. And if all these people abused her son then what kind of mother was she letting so many different people be around her son without her there when she claims she took care of him 24/7. She had enough money to pay the best therapists, nannys, and body guards. She says that Jude typed out these abuses but who is to say she didn’t tell him these things happened to him and why didn’t see hire bodyguards or move to another country is she was that afraid for her life??? because it is all a lie. She subjected this poor child to a life of invasive medical treaments not for him, but for herself because she couldn’t accept not having a perfect child. IF this goes to trial she will make a fool of herself because it will be clear that she is jealous and obsessed with her ex business partner and his healthy happy family. No one cared about her because she used everyone in her life and Jude was her bargaining chip. She was probably abusing him and blaming it on other people. She is a nurse, a pharma exec, and everyone says how intelligent she is….then why isn’t she dead? she obviously knew just the right dose to make it look like she attempted suicide but knowing she wouldn’t die, with her knowledge and resources if she wanted to kill herself she would be dead. Sweet Jude was murdered and she wants the luxury of waiting for trial in her posh Manhatten brownstone. The world is a better place with this demon in jail.

  • Guest

    to view the full bail motion and related materials please go to http://gigijordan.wordpress.com

  • Vik

    Not that it lessens what happened to the hotel maid but this crazy beach killed her own son. And she wants special treatment?! Why is she still alive? And why is the French Pig in a duplex and not in a 9 x 9 jail cell??!!! Can our so-called elected members in office answer this for me?!

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  • Danny

    Well why the heck not? It’s apparent that there are 2 sets of rules in this country. One for the rich and one for the rest of us.

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