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Fairfield Mother Monica McCarrick Found To Be Sane When She Killed Twin Daughters with Sword

A Solano jury found Monica McCarrick sane at the time she killed her twin daughters with a sword.

Bay City News Service

A Fairfield woman faces life in prison without parole when she is sentenced later this summer for killing her twin daughters in their apartment in October 2010.

A Solano County Superior Court jury on Tuesday found that Monica McCarrick, 29, was sane when she used a sword to kill the 3-year-old twins, Tori and Lily Ball, on Oct. 10, 2010, according to the Solano County District Attorney's Office.

The jury convicted McCarrick on June 15 of two counts each of first-degree murder and assault on a child causing death.

McCarrick had pleaded not guilty and not guilty by reason of insanity. She will be sentenced on Aug. 6.

Her daughters were found dead near the door of McCarrick's burning apartment. They died of multiple stab and slash wounds from a samurai sword.

Fairfield police said McCarrick had tried to commit suicide after the killings by cutting herself and lighting fire to her third-floor apartment at the Summit at Paradise Valley complex at 3001 N. Texas St.

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anita February 25, 2013 at 07:03 AM
I'm a friend of Mike Ball, she had no right taken her baby's life how can she bring 2angel into is world and take her baby's Life like that!!:( Why!Why! I don't understand. Her Baby's and she is still alive, She should get what she did to her baby's. I worried if she even think of her daughters and sees want she did.Mike I'm Sorry.

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