Shaquan Duley will use the insanity defense when she goes to trial on murder charges, her attorney told Oprah Winfrey on Thursday.
On the night police say Duley killed her sons, she had left her house in a rage after arguing with her sister, her family said on the show. It was an argument that had grown so intense that Helen Duley, the mother, had stepped between her daughters and called police.
“I heard her talking so loudly, and she was upset like I’ve never seen her upset before,” Helen Duley said on “The Oprah Show,” which aired locally at 4 p.m. “She was raging, and I said, ‘This is not my daughter.’”
But Shaquan Duley left the home, carrying a son under each arm, before the police arrived that night, her family said.