DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A woman who authorities say tried to kill her children by driving them and herself into the ocean in Florida will return to court Friday to find out if a judge will send her back to a psychiatric hospital.

Ebony Wilkerson of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, appeared before a judge Monday. She stood trial for the attempted murder of her three young children after authorities say she drove into the Atlantic Ocean just off of Daytona Beach in 2014. She was found not guilty by reason of insanity on three charges of child neglect and child endangerment.

Wilkerson could have her conditional release revoked after she stopped taking her medication while staying at Lake Wales Care Center. Wilkerson suffered a psychiatric episode in May as a result of being off of her medication.

Prosecutors have filed a motion to have Wilkerson sent back to a psychiatric hospital.

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Tampa

A Florida Gator Leaves School Early For NFL DraftHis size, strength and quickness have NFL scouts projecting him to be an early round pick.
It's a Date | November 2017It's a Date is our monthly calendar created to help you keep up with everything Tampa Bay has to offer!

Listen Live