Mom Who Killed Kids Found Dead in Canyon

Lancaster County mom who was released on insanity plea found dead in Arizona.

A Pennsylvania woman who killed her two sons in 2004, was found dead at the bottom of a canyon in Arizona, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Lancaster County native Meghan Lippiatt, 35, was accused of suffocating her 4-month-old son, Miles, and drowning her 2-year-old son, Silas, but was found not guilty due to reason of insanity, according to the Inquirer.

A judge agreed to release Lippiatt in 2007 on the insanity plea, following a three-year sentence in prison and a state psychiatric hospital, reports the Inquirer.

Authorities found Lippiatt's body Saturday in a minivan following what appears to be a fatal plunge into a canyon on an Arizona Indian reservation, according to the Inquirer.

Authorities say the possible suicide happened about two months ago, reports the Inquirer.

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The Inquirer reports that Lippiatt was last seen alive in Lancaster County in February.

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