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Chelsea Thornton (via opcso.org)

Chelsea Thornton, 23, can recall shooting her 3-year-old son and drowning her 4-year-old daughter in the bathtub of their Gert Town apartment, but now that she is on medication for her bipolar disorder and schizophrenia can’t believe that she did it, attorney Lon Burns told John Simerman of the Times-Picayune. She is suicidal with grief and barely able to discuss it, said Burns, who intends to defend Thornton as not guilty by reason of insanity.

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