first_imgSAN FRANCISCO – Prosecutors decided Friday not to pursue the death penalty for an Oakland mother charged with murder for throwing her three boys into San Francisco Bay. Lashuan Harris, 23, has pleaded not guilty to three counts of murder. Under a special circumstance alleging multiple deaths, she is eligible for the death penalty. Prosecutors, however, decided instead to pursue a life sentence after reviewing new information presented at Harris’ May 25 preliminary hearing, Debbie Mesloh, spokeswoman for the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, said in a statement. She did not elaborate on what information influenced the decision. Her lawyer claims Harris is a paranoid schizophrenic. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Dec. 27-Jan. 2last_img read more