Julie Powers Schenecker

Julie Powers Schenecker, 50, is lead away from the Tampa Police Department, Friday, January 28, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. Julie Powers Schenecker faces two charges of first-degree murder in the deaths of 16-year-old Calyx Powers Schenecker and 13-year-old Powers Beau Schenecker, 13. Tampa Police spokeswoman Laura McElroy said Schenecker admitted to the killings. (Samara Sodos, The Tampa Tribune via The Associated Press / January 28, 2011)

Officials say the woman accused of killing her teenage daughter and son is being treated at a hospital.

Authorities say Julie Powers Schenecker was taken to Tampa General Hospital shortly after midnight Saturday to be treated for a medical condition that existed before she was taken to jail.

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TAMPA, Florida — When police responded to a call from a concerned relative and found Julie Powers Schenecker on the back porch of her Tampa home, they said she was covered in blood and made a gut-wrenching admission: She had killed her teenage son and daughter because they were "mouthy."