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Houston Mother Convicted of Murder in Drownings; Penalty Phase Next
Andrea Yates, the 37-year-old Houston housewife who admitted she drowned her five children, was convicted of murder on Tuesday by a jury that rejected her claim of insanity in just 3 1/2 hours. Yates, who could be sentenced to death or to life in prison, showed little reaction as she stood between her attorneys as the verdict was read. The penalty phase begins today.
March 12, 2002 at 12:00 AM
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By Pam Easton |
Updated on March 12, 2002
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