Andrea Yates is an American woman who gained worldwide notoriety in 2001 after drowning her five children in a bathtub in their home in Houston, Texas. She was initially convicted of capital murder and sentenced to life in prison. The verdict was later overturned after an appeal and she was retried and found not guilty of the murders by reason of insanity and was committed to a mental hospital.
She was born to Jutta Karin and Andrew Kennedy. She married Russell "Rusty" Yates, with whom she had five children: Mary, Luke, Paul, John and Noah, all of whom she drowned. She and Russell got divorced in 2005.
She drowned her children one after the other before calling the police.
While in jail, she told her psychiatrist that she killed her children because they weren't righteous.
is a famous American murderer,
who was born on
July 2, 1964. As a person born on this date, Andrea Yates is listed in our database as the 19th
most popular celebrity for the day (July 2) and the 112th most popular for the year (1964).
People born on July 2
fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab.
Andrea Yates is the 629th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Andrea Yates' birthday, Andrea Yates is the 4062nd most famous American.
In general, Andrea Yates ranks as the 7418th
most popular famous person, and the 8th most popular murderer of all time.
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