She loved our kids, ... kind, gentle person.
I think anyone who has a mental illness and who watched that should be offended,
I think anyone who has a mental illness (and) who watched that should be offended.
I'd be the first in line to help the jury.
I think everyone would lose again if they brought her back to trial, ... Although, if she does go back to trial she could be found not guilty by reason of insanity. To me, any way I look at it, it's good for her.
My wife, she's really suffering, and I just ask that you say a prayer for her because she needs it. She's suffering right now,
Mommy, what's wrong with Mary
severe mental illness like psychosis can lead to a tragedy like this -- that people can see things that aren't real and hear things that aren't real and believe things that aren't real, and act in that distorted reality.
I was listening to the radio and they were playing some music in my cell. I heard a voice through the music.
Every step of the way, they've treated her like a serial killer for no reason -- a hardened serial killer. And she's not. She's a loving mother who became desperately ill and really did the unthinkable,
If they drop charges against her, then she'd go to a mental hospital and then the doctors would decide when she's well enough to go home, ... They've treated her like a serial killer, and my feeling all along has been it's a waste of the taxpayers' money to prosecute her.
They were not progressing the right way in school, and they had a problem with their manners, their social manners,
Apparently, patient and husband plan to have as many babies as nature will allow. This will surely guarantee psychotic depression.
Obviously, it could be worse if she'd been given the death penalty, but it wouldn't have been that much worse,
It could be worse if she'd been given the death penalty, but it wouldn't have been that much worse,
We didn't see her as a danger.
a cruel dilemma which turned upside down her sense of right and wrong.
We didn't see her as a danger, ... The real question to me is How could she have been so ill and the medical community not diagnose her, not treat her, and obviously not protect our family from her
I said, 'Is anyone hurt' She said, 'Yes.' I said, 'Who' She said, 'The children. All of them,' ... My heart just sank.
The children were going to be tormented the rest of their lives, and they were going to perish in the fires of hell,
methodically drowned her five children one by one in a bathtub.
There are two tragedies, ... One is my children and the other is my wife.
just killed my children.
HOUSTON, Texas (CNN) -- Standing outside the home where his wife drowned their five children one year ago, Russell Yates said Thursday his entire family died that day, ... really did the unthinkable.
the primary emphasis is on care and not security.