Woman who threw three kids in SF bay goes on trial for murder

A woman accused of throwing her three children into San Francisco Bay is set to go on trial this week for their murders.

Twenty-four-year-old LaShuan Harris' family says she's mentally ill, and she's pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.But prosecutors say she knew what she was doing when she dropped her young sons into the water last fall off a pier. They were 16 months, two and six.Harris later told psychiatrists that God had commanded her to sacrifice the three boys, her most precious possessions. Her attorney says Harris believes her children are in heaven and sends God postcards written in crayon.Her mother says, "She was very strung out on God."Jury selection begins Tuesday.


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