UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Corrections officials say a woman charged with suffocating her two toddlers in her Cheverly home has been moved to a state psychiatric facility.
A spokeswoman for the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections tells The Washington Post that 24-year-old Sonya Spoon was moved on Thursday.READ MORE: Summer Surge: As Coronavirus Infections Rise In Maryland, Some Reveal Why They Won’t Get Vaccine; Hogan Says ‘Breakthrough’ Infections Under 1%
Spokeswoman Yolanda Evans says Spoon was transferred to the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center in Jessup after a psychiatrist found it would be a “better fit” for her.READ MORE: Lamar Jackson Tests Positive For COVID-19, Misses First Day Of Ravens Training Camp
Perkins, Maryland’s forensic psychiatric hospital, is a maximum security facility, according to its website.
Spoon’s children, 1-year-old Ayden and 3-year-old Kayla, were found unconscious Sunday with plastic bags and duct tape around their heads. They were pronounced dead at a local hospital.MORE NEWS: Chaotic Pop-Up Block Parties Disrupt North Baltimore Neighborhood
Spoon is charged with first-degree murder in their deaths.
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