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Murdering Moms Make Friends

Warms the heart :

Two Texas women who killed their young children in cases that drew nationwide attention have formed a friendship at a state hospital, a newspaper reports.

Andrea Yates, who drowned her five children in the bathtub, and Dena Schlosser, whose baby died after she severed the girl’s arms with a kitchen knife, became roommates at the Maple unit of the North Texas State Hospital after each was found not guilty by reason of insanity.

“We talk about our past, we talk about our memories, our fun memories, the things that our kids did,” Schlosser told The Dallas Morning News. With the support of her family, Schlosser agreed to be interviewed several times by phone….

Conversations between the women often revolve around their young daughters _ Mary Yates was 6 months old and Maggie Schlosser was 10 months old when they [diedwere murdered].

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