Thursday, March 29, 2012

Andrea Yates wants more freedom, .........She should of thought of that before Killing her FIVE Children

Ten years after she was convicted of drowning her five children in the bathtub, Andrea Yates wants to be allowed outside the psychiatric hospital she has been treated in since 2001 to attend church.

The 47-year-old, from Clear Lake, Texas, has been in the care of the mental hospital since she committed the five murders while suffering from postpartum psychosis - the most severe and rarest form of postpartum depression.

Her attorney said he believes his client is ready to be released into society again, though she is only currently seeking a two-hour release to attend services.

Defense attorney George Parnham told the Houston Chronicle he expects Yates' doctors at Kerrville State Hospital to file a letter in the next week.

'We're now going to be asking for a pass for two hours weekly,' said Mr Parnham, who hopes that eventually she'll be allowed to leave the state's care for good. Read More