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Prosecutors showed them pictures of clothing stained with biological material and the images of two dead newborns.
The state says it's evidence of a mother who delivered two sons on the toilet and disposed of the bodies in a laundry basket by the bed.
Hendersonville officer Jeremy Fentress testified about what he saw that September morning as one of the first to enter the room after Lowe's mother discovered the babies two days after delivery.
"After I pulled the bloody towel back I saw a deceased newborn," said Fentress.
Prosecutor Ron Blanton said Lowe hid her pregnancy and delivery and then smothered both newborns because the babies weren't here fiancee's.
"There was no plan for these babies to live," said Blanton. "She couldn't allow anyone to think bad of her."
Prosecutors say Lowe admitted both murders to police Detective Steve Malach the day the babies were discovered.
"She said she tried to keep it quiet as well and put her hand over it's mouth just like the first one until it no longer cried," said Malach.
The state plans to show video of that alleged confession Wednesday.
Malach says Lowe told him she didn't want tell anyone about the pregnancy.
"She also said her parents would be disappointed and they were Christian people and they wouldn't understand so she couldn't go to them."
Lowe faces two counts of 1st Degree Murder plus child abuse charges.
Defense Attorney John Pellegrin tells a different story.
Pellegrin said Lowe suffered from mental disorders and didn't realize she was pregnant, even when she went into labor.
"She was in such a state of mind she completely pushed it out of her mind," said Pellegrin. "She reaches down and feels and for the first time feels a baby head a baby's ear and realizes what's happening."
Wednesday, March 13 2013, 04:08 AM CDT
Trial begins in international custody case
May 21, 2013 08:06 GMT
By SHEILA BURKE Associated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A trial begins Tuesday that could determine which country will decide the fate of 13-year-old twin boys at the center of an international custody battle that extends from Eastern Europe to Middle Tennessee.
The boys are American citizens who were born in Texas but have spent the majority of their lives in Hungary. Their father is an American citizen with family in the Cottontown community of Sumner County. Their mother, a Romanian national, has invoked an international treaty claiming the children are being wrongfully retained in Tennessee by their father.
The boys came to Tennessee last year to visit their paternal grandparents in Sumner County for the summer. The father, who was supposed to bring them back to Europe, stayed in the U.S. and filed for divorce.
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