Mother of boys killed by python tells trial she thought her children were safe

CAMPBELLTON, N.B. - A man charged in the deaths of two boys killed by his python wept this morning as their mother spoke about her sons. The mother, Mandy Trecartin, took the stand at Jean-Claude Savoie's criminal negligence trial in Campbellton, N.B. Her sons — four-year-old Noah Barthe and...
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