Court will consider mother's insanity defense

SAN ANTONIO, TX A spokesman for Bexar County District Attorney Susan Reed says the Thursday hearing will decide whether Otty Sanchez can enter the insanity plea.

The 33-year-old San Antonio woman is charged with capital murder in the death of her son, Scott Wesley Buchholz-Sanchez.

A judge ruled in November that a jury would decide whether Sanchez was mentally competent to stand trial. If Sanchez is allowed to plead not guilty, she will be sent to a state mental institution.

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