Arizona woman, 55, who ‘shot dead her twin 8-year-old autistic grandsons after caring for them full-time became too much’ is charged with their murders
Dorothy Lee Flood, 55, was charged on Wednesday for fatally shooting her grandsons Jaden and Jorden Webb multiple times in her Tucson home
The eight-year-old twins, who both had autism, were found dead on April 4, allegedly killed by their grandmother, after caring for them full-time
Police said Flood admitted to shooting dead the boys before trying to kill herself by overdosing on prescription medication
Flood was their sole caregiver after their mother killed herself two years ago – It’s believed caring for the boys became too much her
Neighbors said Flood often played with her grandsons in their Tucson yard
She remains in jail on a $250,000 bond following fears she will attempt suicide again
An Arizona woman accused of shooting dead her twin eight-year-old autistic grandsons because caring for them full-time had become too much has been indicted on two counts of murder.
Dorothy Lee Flood, 55, was charged on Wednesday after being accused of fatally shooting her grandsons Jaden and Jorden Webb multiple times in her Tucson home on April 4.
Police said Flood admitted to shooting the boys before she tried to kill herself by overdosing on prescription medication.
Authorities were called to the home following reports of medical concerns and found Flood unresponsive from what they said was an apparent overdose.
First responders then found the two boys dead in separate bedrooms.
They had suffered gunshots wounds to their heads and bodies.
Flood was rushed to the hospital for treatment and was arrested the following day.
Investigators said they found a gun and ammunition in her home.