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Arizona woman pleads guilty to manslaughter in deaths of 2 grandsons

Posted: 3:40 PM, Dec 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-03 17:40:11-05
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TUCSON, AZ — An Arizona woman accused of fatally shooting her twin 8-year-old autistic grandsons seven months ago has pleaded guilty to two counts of manslaughter.

The Arizona Daily Star reports 56-year-old Dorothy Flood accepted a plea deal Monday and will be sentenced Jan. 27.

Flood was indicted on two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Jaden and Jorden Webb.

The twins were found shot multiple times inside a northwest Tucson home on April 4.

Pima County Sheriff's deputies reported finding a handgun on the kitchen table. Tucson police say Flood admitted shooting the boys before attempting suicide by overdosing on a prescription medication.

Flood was the boys' sole caregiver after their mother died in 2017.

Investigators say Flood told a family member the boys had become too much for her.