UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A Prince George’s County grand jury has indicted a woman on charges of suffocating her two toddlers in their Cheverly home.
The indictment announced Thursday charges 24-year-old Sonya Spoon with two counts of murder in the deaths of 1-year-old Ayden and 3-year-old Kayla.READ MORE: State Police Investigating Death Of Delaware Man In Elkton
The children were found unconscious on Sept. 7 with plastic bags and duct tape around their heads. They were pronounced dead at a local hospital.
Spoon also is charged with assault and child abuse.READ MORE: Police Shoot, Kill Man Holding Woman At Knife Point In East Baltimore
Spoon had been taken to a state psychiatric facility following her arrest but is now in the custody of the Department of Corrections.
Spoon’s attorney did not immediately return a request for comment Friday.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Maryland: Hospitalizations & Positivity Rate Continue To Fall
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