Death by hanging: US mom charged with murdering her two children

A Pennsylvania woman has been arrested and charged for hanging her two children and having sex with her dog.
A Pennsylvania woman has been arrested and charged for hanging her two children and having sex with her dog.
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A Pennsylvania woman has been arrested and charged for the “horrific and tragic” murders of her two children.

According to a New York Times report, Lisa Snyder hanged her eight-year-old son and daughter, four, in her basement using a wire dog cable.

Not only has she been charged for the two counts of first-degree murder, but Snyder has also been charged with having sexual intercourse with an animal and cruelty to animals, the publication reported.

US News reported that some of the charges the 36-year-old faces include suspicion of murder, endangering the welfare of children, tampering with evidence and sexual intercourse with an animal.

Pennsylvania County district attorney John Adams told NBC News that an investigation was under way to determine a motive for the murders.

Adams said the investigation uncovered photos on Facebook Messenger of Snyder having sex with her dog.

He said they had not yet decided if the death penalty would be pursued.


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