CHEVERLY, Md. - The mother who pleaded guilty to murdering her two children by suffocation has been sentenced to 45 years in prison.
Sonya Spoon murdered her 3-year old daughter and 1-year old son in September 2014. Investigators say she placed plastic bags over their heads and secured them with duct tape.
Investigators say the murders happened after she was released from a local hospital where she had been under evaluation. Officials say she also had previously made threats of harm against herself and her children.
FOX 5's Bob Barnard was in court. "I don't know exactly what's wrong with me," Spoon told the judge.