Remember the Vietnamese American man who threw his four children off a bridge in Alabama? He was just convicted of murder. A jury convicted the 38-year-old man of murdering four children tossed from an Alabama bridge in 2008.
Prosecutors said Lam Luong, a Vietnamese refugee and part-time shrimp boat worker, drove the family van to the top of Alabama’s two-lane Dauphin Island bridge and tossed the children into the Mississippi Sound, some 80 feet below.
The Vietnamese immigrant mother had testified earlier that Luong, her common-law husband, just laughed when he told her that the children — then reported missing — would never be found.
"He kept laughing," Kieu Phan, 23, told jurors on Monday.
Officials said most of the children suffered injuries to the head or neck in addition to asphyxia due to drowning. They said only the youngest, Hannah, died from drowning alone.
Luong’s lawyer, Greg Hughes, had asked the jury to return a reduced charge of manslaughter against his client.
Hughes said Luong was on drugs when he threw the children from a Gulf coast bridge in January 2008.
Poor little things..Who could do that? Let’s hope he rots in jail, among some other things.