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Atlanta mother accused of fatally burning two kids in oven


A single mother has been accused of killing her two youngest sons ‘by placing them in an oven and turning it on,’ according to an arrest warrant.

Lamora Williams from Atlanta, Georgia, allegedly put Keyante Penn, two, and Ja’karter Penn, one, in the oven, turned it on, and burned them alive on Friday,The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

The 24-year-old is believed to have recently quit her job because she couldn’t find a babysitter and told her friends she’d ‘had enough’.

Williams was said to have suffered from undiagnosed mental health problems brought on by her father’s passing when she was 19 and being a single mother of four young children.

Police say the boys had suffered horrifying burn marks when their bodies were taken from the apartment.

After she allegedly killed the children, she video chatted her boys’ father, Jameel Penn. He alerted the police immediately when he saw his motionless children on the ground and realized something wasn’t right.

Williams told cops the pair may have died while they were in the care of another person, but they soon realized that wasn’t true.

The oven was taken from the scene for additional investigation and an official autopsy is still being conducted.


Read more: Mother, 24, ‘put her two sons, aged one and two, in the oven and burned them alive after she was forced to quit her job because she couldn’t find a babysitter’


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