Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Andrea Yates: Why did this Texas mom drown her kids?

The Yates family

The Yates family

In 2001, Andrea Yates, suffering from severe depression and psychotic episodes, waited until her husband went to work and methodically drowned her five young children one at a time in the bathtub.  An in-depth look at this controversial case.

Slideshow: Yates Family Album
Feature Article: Andrea Yates: Ill or Evil?

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