Laurel Michelle Schlemmer

McCandless Mom – Laurel Schelmmer

Mother Accused Of Drowning Sons Waives Preliminary Hearing

A woman accused of drowning her two young sons in a bathtub more than a year ago waived her right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday, a day after a judge found her mentally competent to stand trial.

07/07/2015

McCandless Mom – Laurel Schelmmer

Mother Accused Of Drowning Sons Found Competent To Stand Trial

After being charged in the drowning deaths of two of her sons last year, Laurel Michelle Schlemmer of McCandless has been determined competent to stand trial.

07/06/2015

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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