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.
The second of a two-part series about female murderers, featuring moms compelled to kill their kids, scorned mistresses and more.
In 1985, Japanese immigrant Fumiko Kimura tried to commit oyako-shinju, or parent-child suicide, after learning of her husband’s infidelity. Pulled out of the water by passers-by, Kimura survived. Her two young children did not.