Lexington firefighters transported Cheryl G. Christopher from the courtroom after she suffered a convulsion after her preliminary hearing on Thursday, July 28, 2011 in Fayette District Court in Lexington, Ky.  The preliminary hearing was held for Christopher, who faced abuse and other charges for allegations that she attempted to strangle her children and made them jump off a roof. She also is accused of locking one of them in a dog cage.  Her husband Elisha is charged with first-degree criminal abuse in the case.   Photo by David Perry | Staff
Lexington firefighters transported Cheryl G. Christopher from the courtroom after she suffered a convulsion after her preliminary hearing on Thursday, July 28, 2011 in Fayette District Court in Lexington, Ky. The preliminary hearing was held for Christopher, who faced abuse and other charges for allegations that she attempted to strangle her children and made them jump off a roof. She also is accused of locking one of them in a dog cage. Her husband Elisha is charged with first-degree criminal abuse in the case. Photo by David Perry | Staff
Lexington firefighters transported Cheryl G. Christopher from the courtroom after she suffered a convulsion after her preliminary hearing on Thursday, July 28, 2011 in Fayette District Court in Lexington, Ky. The preliminary hearing was held for Christopher, who faced abuse and other charges for allegations that she attempted to strangle her children and made them jump off a roof. She also is accused of locking one of them in a dog cage. Her husband Elisha is charged with first-degree criminal abuse in the case. Photo by David Perry | Staff

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