Eastlake Mom Changes Plea On Triple Murder Charges - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Eastlake Mom Changes Plea On Triple Murder Charges

Painesville, OH - Melanie Johnson changed her initial not guilty plea to guilty Monday morning in court. Johnson has been charged with three counts of murder.

A pre-sentence report and sentencing date will be announced later.

Johnson caused  a deadly car crash that killed her two young children in February on Route 2.

Police say 28-year-old Melanie Johnson pulled a u-turn and slammed head-on into another car. Johnson's  two-year-old daughter and three-year-old son died along with the other driver.

Authorities also found cocaine in the car.

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