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Las Vegas mother deemed unfit to stand trial in death of children

Posted at 9:14 PM, Dec 28, 2020

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Las Vegas mother accused of killing her two young daughters has been found incompetent to stand trial.

Amanda Sharp Jefferson was arrested in November after her one-year-old and two-month-old children were found dead in a baby swing.

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The babies' father found them.

Authorities say Jefferson will be sent to a psychiatric facility until medical professionals decide she is fit to stand trial.