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Pa. mother accused of drowning sons incompetent to stand trial

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MCCANDLESS, Pa. - A jail psychiatrist says a Pennsylvania woman accused of drowning her two sons in a bathtub is mentally incompetent to stand trial.

A doctor found that 40-year-old Laurel Schlemmer should be treated at a state institution to determine if she can stand trial in the future.

Detectives say Schlemmer told them she tried to drown her three and six-year-old sons by sitting on them in the bathtub because "crazy voices" told her to do so.

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