The lawyer for a woman charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing of two children during an exorcism says he will mount a defense that she is not criminally responsible.
The case made national headlines–children killed inside their Montgomery County home in what the suspects called an attempted exorcism. Now there’s new developments as a Montgomery County grand jury hands down first-degree murder indictments.
The mother accused of killing her children during an exorcism belonged to a church group called the “Demon Assassins.” Police and prosecutors also say she attempted an exorcism before the killings.
Two women who police say killed two children while performing what they thought was an exorcism will remain held without bond and have psychiatric evaluations to determine if they are competent to stand trial, a judge said Tuesday.
New developments in the toddler murders which Montgomery County Police say may have been the result of an exorcism. Police arrested two women for the crime, including the children’s mother.