US mom kills her teens, reportedly for talking back

By Agence France-Presse
Saturday, January 29, 2011 20:51 EDT
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MIAMI (AFP) – A US mother in Florida has shot dead her two teenagers, police said Saturday, with some US media reports claiming she complained that they talked back.

Police said they responded to the home in New Tampa, Florida Friday after the suspect’s mother called from Texas saying she had been unable to reach family in Florida.

What they found was shocking: a woman, Julie Schenecker, 50, covered in blood, her son, 13, shot dead in the car in the family home’s garage, and her daughter, 16, shot dead in an upstairs bedroom, Tampa police said.

“The suspect confessed to killing her two children. She described the crimes in detail. The suspect was transported to the Hillsborough County Jail charged with two counts of First Degree Murder,” Tampa police spokeswoman Laura McElroy said.

ABC news reported that the suspect, a military officer’s wife, was hospitalized on Saturday, and had complained that her children were “mouthy.”

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  • Anonymous

    the commandments also states that THY SHALL NOT KILL…regardless if they were talking back or not death was not the answer and it’s not up to her to decide when it is. BEAT THEY ASSES!!! Discipline would’ve worked. If they was too outta hand she could’ve sent them to boarding school or something. Killing your own kids is foul and heartless and excuse my language but I hope tha bitch get what she deserves. GOD DETERMINES WHEN IT’S UR TIME TO GO….not a person cuz they kids not acting they way they want!!