Mom charged with toddlers' death appears in court
Wed, 18 Aug 2010 19:25:35 GMT —
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) -- The attorney for a South Carolina woman accused of suffocating her two young sons and staging an accident to cover it up says she's remorseful and has been speaking with the family minister.
Shaquan Duley appeared briefly before a judge in Orangeburg County court Wednesday. The 29-year-old did not enter a plea and the magistrate did not set bail.Related Stories Recording: Man called 911 to report boys in car Funeral set for Orangeburg toddlers; family reacts Orangeburg mother faces murder charges
About 80 people attended the hearing, including Duley's sister and other family members.
Investigators say Duley suffocated her two young sons after a fight with her own mother, then strapped their bodies into her car and rolled it into a river so it would look like an accident.
Attorney Carl B. Grant says Duley is very remorseful and will likely have a psychiatric evaluation at some point.
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