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Mother murders her 2 young children by covering their heads with plastic bags and duct tape

By Mason White 4:16 PM June 13, 2017
Sonya Katarina Spoon
Sonya Katarina Spoon
By: Alexis Bell  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) A woman was arrested on charges of murder after allegedly strangling her two young children by covering their heads with plastic bags and duct tape, police in Maryland said.

Prince George County Police said that they arrested 26-year-old Sonya Katarina Spoon, after being accused of choking 1-year-old Ayden Spoon and 3-year-old Kayla Thompson.

In court, Sonya pleaded guilty to murder. She was sentenced to serve 45 years in prison.

According to the criminal complaint, after Sonya suffocated her two children, rescue workers rushed them to a hospital, where they died.

Police said that they found plastic bags and duct tape near the two unconscious children. Sonya told police exactly how her children died.

She admitted to covering their heads with plastic bags, and using duct tape to restrict air.

Sonya’s mother said that her daughter has been dealing with a stressful issue of custody, and has been under extreme psychological and mental anguish.

In court, Sonya apologized for killing her children. She told the judge “I do not know what is wrong with me.”