Lawyer: Pa. mom to admit giving bullied son guns

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A prosecutor says the mother of a bullied boy who planned an attack on a suburban Philadelphia high school has agreed to admit she helped build his cache of weapons.

Michele Cossey, of Plymouth Township, is charged with buying her son, Dillon, several weapons, including a handgun, rifle and laser scope.

Prosecutor Christopher Parisi tells The Associated Press that Cossey plans to plead guilty to related charges at a hearing Tuesday afternoon.

Parisi says the mother, in her own way, was trying to help her 14-year-old son fend off bullies.

Defense attorney Tim Woodward did not immediately return a message left by The Associated Press.

Dillon Cossey is serving time in a juvenile facility. A friend tipped off police last year, pre-empting the attack.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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