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Mother Who Drove Van Into Ocean with 3 Kids Faces Attempted Murder Charges

 
Mother Who Drove Van Into Ocean with 3 Kids Faces Attempted Murder Charges
Posted March 7th, 2014 @ 3:26pm

The mother who drove her minivan into the Atlantic Ocean with her three children inside is now facing 3 attempted murder charges. Her children - ages 3, 9, and 10 - are now in the care of child services.

Ebony Wilkerson, 32, is suspected to be mentally unbalanced; Wilkerson's sister told the 911 operator that the mother of 3 was talking about demons before she took off in her van. Wilkerson told her children to close their eyes and go to sleep before driving into the ocean at Daytona Beach

She later told authorities that she was in fear of her husband and was trying to get them to a safe place. 

Volusia County Sheriff Ben Johnson stated:

"She definitely tried to kill her children from what we've seen. It's sad to say, that is really doesn't surprise me to see someone do this. It disappoints me."

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