SC police: Mom killed children before sinking car

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Posted: Aug 17, 2010 9:25 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Updated: Aug 17, 2010 10:37 AM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: South Carolina, mother, arrest, children, drowned, car, river, murder, confessing, suffocate, toddlers, fake, accident

South Carolina authorities say a mother who claimed her children drowned when their car careened into a river has been charged with murder after confessing to suffocating the toddlers and then faking the accident.

Shaquan Duley told police she was distraught after a dispute with her own mother and killed her children by putting her hand over their mouths.

He says Duley then strapped the children into her car and drove it into a river Monday morning.

Duley is to be arraigned Wednesday.

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