March 12, 2006 - Posted at 12:30 p.m. CST
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) _ A woman whose child was accidentally shot to
death in an Alba foster home last year has pleaded guilty to two
Twenty-nine-year-old Brandie L- McLean changed her plea on two
of three felony counts. In return, prosecutors say they'll
recommend that she be allowed to serve any jail or prison time
She could receive up to seven years per count.
McLean's son, 8-year-old Braxton Wooden, died in the home of
Mark and Treva Gordon in June after the Gordon's 14-year-old son
shot Braxton while they were playing. Authorities took McLean's
five children in September 2004 after her 2-year-old son got out on
the roof of her home while she was sleeping.
McLean has filed suit against the Gordons and their son, who is
in juvenile custody.