MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. - January 7, 2008 - Police believe on that morning Lam Luong threw his four children off the Dauphin Island Bridge.
January 8, 2008 - Lam Luong filed a missing persons report for his four children. In that report, Luong said he last saw the children on Shell Belt Road in Bayou La Batre on January 7th.
Bayou la Batre police said Luong later confessed to throwing the children off the Dauphin Island Bridge. A massive search was launched to look for the children.
January 10, 2008 - Lam Luong makes his first court appearance to face four counts of capital murder. Mobile County Circuit Court Judge Charles McKnight denied bond. Joseph Kulahowski, Luong's defense attorney at the time, released an audio tape recording to FOX10 News, in which Luong claims the children are still alive. On the tape, Luong said someone named Kim had the babies.
January 12, 20087 - The body of four-month-old Danny is found in Port Aux Pines, about one mile from the bridge. His body was found by a duck hunter. Investigators said he died of blunt force trauma and drowning.
January 13, 2008 - The body of 3-year-old Ryan is found in Bayou La Fourche. That's about three miles west of the body of four-month-old Danny. Volunteers searching on land found Ryan's body near a shoreline.
January 15, 2008 - The body of one-year-old Lindsey is found near Jose Bay just west of the Alabama/Mississippi state line. That same day Luong is granted in court a Vietnamese translator to help him understand legal terms.
January 20, 2008 - The body of two-year-old Hannah is found in Venice, Louisiana. That's about 100 miles from the Dauphin Island Bridge.
January 26, 2008 - A public funeral is held for all four children at the Bayou la Batre Civic Center, followed by a private burial at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
April 1, 2008 - Lam Luong pleads not guilty to five counts of capital murder. One count of capital murder for each of his children and one for them as a whole.
August 8, 2008 - Luong's defense lawyers, Greg Hughes and Art Powell, ask Judge Graddick for a change in venue because of pre-trial publicity. The judge allows the defense team to conduct opinion polls, to survey the public's knowledge of the case.
October 15, 2008 - Lam Luong's defense team ask Judge Graddick for permission to go to Vietnam to interview Luong's family, since he is facing the death penalty.
November 13, 2008 - Judge Graddick denies the defense teams request to go to Vietnam.
March 5, 2009 - Lam Luong's defense team is expected to ask for a change of venue based on information it has gathered conducting opinion polls.
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