Connecticut woman charged with killing kids heads to trial
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The murder trial of a Connecticut woman charged with killing her two children in 2015 is getting underway.
The New Haven Register reports that LeRoya Moore is scheduled to go on trial Wednesday.
The 39-year-old East Haven woman has been held on $2 million bail since she was arrested June 10, 2015, eight days after her children were found dead in the family’s home.
Autopsies determined that 6-year-old Aleisha Moore and 7-year-old Daaron Moore died from acute intoxication of an antihistamine found in over-the-counter medications.
Police say they also found a note written by Moore that said “I don’t know the reason why, but we were meant to die today.”
Moore’s current public defenders declined to comment on the case, but a previous public defender said an insanity defense was planned.
Information from: New Haven Register, http://www.nhregister.com