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She suffered from bulimia during her teenage years. She also suffered from depression, and at 17 she spoke to a friend about suicide. She was the class valedictoriancaptain of the swim team, and an officer in the National Honor Society. From until she worked as a registered nurse at the University of Texas M.
They soon moved in together and were married on April 17, Their first child, Noah, was born in Februaryjust before Rusty accepted a job offer in Floridaso they relocated to a small trailer in Seminole. By the time of the birth of their third child, Paul, they moved back to Houston and purchased a GMC motor Andrea yates.
On June 16,Rusty found her shaking and chewing her fingers. The next day, she attempted to commit suicide by overdosing on pills. She was admitted to the hospital and prescribed antidepressants.
Soon after her release, she begged Andrea yates to let her die as she held a knife up to her neck.
Once again hospitalized, she was given a cocktail of medications including Haldolan anti-psychotic drug. Her condition improved immediately and she was prescribed it on her release. After that, Rusty moved the family into a small house for the sake of her health. She appeared temporarily stabilized.
She was diagnosed with postpartum psychosis. Eileen Starbranch, testified that she urged her and Rusty not to have any more children, as it would "guarantee future psychotic depression". They conceived their fifth and final child approximately 7 weeks after her discharge.
She seemed to be coping well until the death of her father on March 12, She stopped feeding Mary. On April 1, she came under the care of Dr.
She was treated and released. On May 3,she degenerated back into a "near catatonic " state and filled the bathtub in the middle of the day; she would later confess to police that she had planned to drown the children that day, but had decided against doing it then.
She was hospitalized the next day after a scheduled doctor visit; her psychiatrist determined she was probably suicidal and had filled the tub to drown herself. She continued under Dr. Saeed's care until June 20,when Rusty left for work, leaving her alone to watch the children against Dr.
Saeed's instructions to supervise her around the clock. In the space of that hour, she drowned all five children. She then drowned Mary, whom she left floating in the tub. Noah came in and asked what was wrong with Mary. He then ran, but she soon caught and drowned him.
She left him floating in the tub and laid Mary in John's arms in the bed. She then called the police repeatedly saying she needed an officer but would not say why.Andrea Yates Estates, Beverly Hills, California.
likes · 3 talking about this. Real Estate. George Parnham still talks to Andrea Yates at least once a week over the phone. He considers her like a daughter and tries to visit her at the state mental hospital in Kerrville every couple. Dec 11, · A Texas jury found that Andrea Yates was insane when she drowned her five children in a bathtub five years ago, and the panel acquitted her of capital murder in the deaths.
Judy Mazzucca Dysfunctional behavior or anxiety are two illness that produce results in the cerebrum. Experiencing these behaviors can c. Around am on June 20, , Rusty Yates received a startling phone call from his wife, Andrea, whom he had left only an hour before.
"You need to come home," she said. The prosecutors in the Andrea Yates case never really expected, nor even wanted, the jury to return a death sentence. They manipulated the death penalty processing order to get a pro-prosecution jury, one more likely to reject the insanity defense and return a verdict of guilt.