Family Planning Funeral For LaShanda Armstrong, Children Drowned In MinivanArmstrong posted on her Facebook page a half hour before the murder-suicide: "I'm so sorry everyone forgive me please for what I'm gonna do... This is it!"
Newburgh Minivan Mom's Facebook Posting: 'Forgive Me Please'The suicidal mother who loaded her four children into a minivan and drove it into the Hudson River cryptically announced her intention, seeking forgiveness in a Facebook message just before the fatal plunge.
Newburgh Police: 10-Year-Old Escaped Drowning In Minivan By Slipping Out WindowPolice said she let a fourth child, a 10-year-old boy, out of the minivan before driving it off the dock. The child told firefighters his mother had killed herself and his brothers and sister.
Mother Drives Minivan Into Hudson, Kills Herself, 3 ChildrenLate Tuesday night firefighters in upstate New York said a mother drove a minivan into the Hudson River after a dispute at home, killing herself and her three young children, ages 5, 2 and 11 months.