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Lisa Lesyshen, accused of murdering her 9-year-old son, Asher, cries Nov. 13 during a preliminary hearing in Denver.

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DA will not seek death penalty in Lesyshen case

Routt County District Attorney Brett Barkey announced Tuesday that he will not pursue the death penalty against Lisa Lesyshen, the woman accused of killing her 9-year-old son, Asher Lesyshen-Kirlan.

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Insanity plea being considered by Lesyshen's attorney

Lisa Lesyshen is scheduled to enter a plea during her arraignment Dec. 20, but her attorney, public defender Scott Troxell, is asking that the arraignment be delayed.


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