Defense attorney Jason Billam discusses the case against Rachel Perez

By Shaun Hittle · June 30, 2011 · Comment on this

On August 17, 2010, police found Rachel Perez's 6-year-old child with Down Syndrome malnourished — and weighing less than 20 pounds — in the attic of her De Soto home. Jason Billam, Perez's court-appointed attorney, discusses the case. Billam says that Perez lacked the intent to kill her son, but rather made a series of very bad decisions. has censored the names of Perez's children and some offensive language.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Commenting has been disabled for this item.

Share this video
E-mail to a friend

URL Paste this into an e-mail or IM