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Police: Tampa mom shot and killed her 2 teen kids

Police: Tampa mom shot and killed her 2 teen kids

Police say a 50-year-old woman has been charged with shooting and killing her teenage son and daughter in an upscale suburb of Tampa, Florida.
Police spokeswoman Laura McElroy man said Friday that Julie Powers Schenecker faces two charges of first-degree murder in the deaths of her 16-year-old daughter, Calyx Powers Schenecker, and 13-year-old son, Powers Beau Schenecker. McElroy said Schenecker admitted to the killings.
Schenecker's husband is a U.S. Army colonel serving in Qatar.
It happened in an upscale suburb. Police believe they were killed Thursday.
McElroy said police responded at 7:45 a.m. local time Friday to a call from relative in another state who was concerned because the family couldn't be reached. Officers found Julie Schenecker on the back porch.