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McCandless Mom To Undergo Mental Evaluation

The woman accused of drowning two of her children last week will undergo a mental evaluation.

04/07/2014

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6-Year-Old Dies After McCandless Mom’s Alleged Drowning Attempt

The 6-year-old boy who has been on life support since police say his mother allegedly held he and his little brother down in a bathtub full of water has died.

04/05/2014

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Emergency Dispatcher Fired Over 911 Call Leak

A 911 center employee has been fired for giving the media copies of a call made by a Pennsylvania woman who police say forcibly submerged two of her children underwater, drowning one and causing fatal injury to the other.

04/05/2014

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McCandless Mother Denied Bail, On Suicide Watch

The McCandless mother of three who is charged with drowning and attempting to drown her two youngest sons was denied bail Thursday.

04/03/2014

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New Details Emerging On McCandless Mother’s Past

A McCandless woman is facing homicide and attempted homicide charges, accused of drowning her 3-year-old son and nearly killing her 6-year-old son.

04/02/2014

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Doctor Offers Mental Health Perspective On Why Some Moms Harm Their Kids

Whatever was going through the mind of Laurel Michelle Schlemmer, we likely will never know.

04/02/2014

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Boy, 6, Fighting For Life After Mother’s Attempted Drowning

A McCandless mother is claiming voices told her to try and drown two of her children.

04/02/2014

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Police: Mom Says “Crazy Voices” Told Her To Push Sons Down In Bathtub

A child has died after being found unresponsive in a McCandless home Tuesday morning.

04/01/2014

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Man Pleads No Contest In Wife’s 1993 Drowning Death

A man accused of drowning his wife entered a plea right before the trial was to begin Tuesday.

12/10/2013

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Woman Convicted In Son’s Drowning Death Sentenced To Life In Prison

The woman who drowned her son in a local hotel bathtub has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

12/09/2013

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Man Sentenced To Jail In Indiana Co. Toddler’s Tub Death

The father of a toddler who drowned in a bathtub earlier this year has been sentenced to a term of three months to just under two years in jail.

11/12/2013

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Woman Accused Of Drowning 2-Year-Old Son Found Guilty Of 1st-Degree Murder

The jury has found a West Virginia woman accused of drowning her 2-year-old son in a hotel bathtub guilty of first-degree murder.

09/20/2013

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Defense Rests Case In Trial Of Woman Accused Of Drowning 2-Year-Old Son

The defense has rested their case in the trial of a woman who is accused of drowning her 2-year-old son in a hotel room bathtub.

09/19/2013

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DA: 2-Year-Old’s Drowning Death In Green Tree Hotel Was Revenge

A prosecutor claims a woman charged in the drowning death of her 2-year-old son in a Pittsburgh hotel killed the boy to get back at her husband during a bitter divorce.

09/18/2013

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Jury Selection Continues For W. Va. Mom Accused In Son’s Drowning Death

Jury selection continues today for a woman from West Virginia who is accused in the drowning death of her 2-year-old son in a bathtub at a local hotel.

09/17/2013

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