Area police news
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GazetteRebecca: If Aug 13 Judge Josephson decides on a sentence more than the recommendation, then Ainsworth is allowed to withdraw his plea and go to trial
GazetteRebecca: They'll do the report and present it Aug 13 at 11 am - sentencing will continue then
GazetteRebecca: Judge Josephson says she needs more info on Ainsworth background, probation will do report - so no sentence for now
GazetteRebecca: Judge says Ainsworth is not allowed to address the family, and written statement is entirely to them so not allowed to present it
GazetteRebecca: Attorney Rubin said his client used other drugs and alcohol earlier,had injury, prescribed painkillers, "not enough" so started using heroin
GazetteRebecca: Ainsworth's attorney is speaking now. Says his client is remorseful and wants to read an apology.
GazetteRebecca: Iris recalls worrying why Brittany and Ed didn't answer their phones, then she saw two officers at the door. "I can't describe the horror"
GazetteRebecca: Iris McGrath said married to ex-husband Ed for 13 years. "He would have moved the ends of the earth to protect them at anytime"