VIDEO: Report from ABC News – “Yates Confesses Killing Her Children” Watch video: http://abcnews.go.com/Archives/video/yates-confesses-killing-children-10199291 Assignment: Andrea Yates murdered her five children after suffering for years with mental illness. She planned the murders in a deliberate, methodical manner, which led many to believe it was a planned homicide, not one acted out after a psychotic episode. After watching the video, determine if Andrea Yates meets the criteria of an insanity defense. Why or why not? Is there a chance that she could ever be successfully rehabilitated? Why or why not?