TAMPA - A newly released court document says a Tampa mother covered the bodies of her teenage children with blankets after shooting them in the head, then went to sleep on the back porch.
A search warrant affidavit filed with the court Tuesday said officers who went to the home for a welfare check Friday morning found 50-year-old Julie Schenecker unconscious on the screened back porch with dried blood on her white robe.
They found the body of her 16-year-old daughter, Calyx, in a bed upstairs and the body of her 13-year-old son, Beau, in a van in the garage. She told detectives she had shot both for being "mouthy" and talking back.
Schenecker admitted she shot her son in the van, then killed her daughter while she sat at a computer.
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