Mother who poisoned her children appears in court

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North West Police confirm an arrest of a 31 years old woman accused of poisoning her two children and lied that she took them to hospital after learning that they seemed ill to her.

The post mortem revealed that the 3 years old and a 21 months old children died due to poisoning.

North West’s Colonel Adele Myburgh said that the children were declared dead on August 5th and the mother was arrested on Tuesday.

“Consequent to the post mortem results, the initial inquest docket was changed to two counts of murder. The mother was questioned and ultimately admitted to poisoning her children” said Colonel.

She is due to appear at Klerksdorp Magistrates Court today.

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