NBC 4 - News - Mom Convicted In Drug-Related Death Of Baby Loses Civil Suit: "Mom Convicted In Drug-Related Death Of Baby Loses Civil Suit
Son Likely Poisoned By Meth-Tainted Breast Milk
POSTED: 12:52 p.m. PST November 11, 2003
LOS ANGELES -- A mother convicted of the methamphetamine-induced death of her baby son lost her federal civil rights lawsuit against Riverside County law enforcement officials.
Amy Leanne Prien of Mead Valley contended in her suit that Riverside County's district attorney, sheriff and their subordinates framed her with false evidence and violated her right to a speedy trial.
Prien's $20 million federal suit, filed in April, said prosecutors coerced false testimony and dragged their feet to bring the case to trial"