Woman accused of murdering her two sons jailed after being released from hospital

Published 8:32 am Tuesday, October 29, 2019

An Alabama woman has been jailed on murder charges in the deaths of her two young sons.

The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office tells news outlets that 32-year-old Sara Franco Tapia was booked on Monday.

The woman is being held in the deaths of 3-year-old Alvaro Garcia and 9-year-old Taylor Garcia. They were found dead inside their home on Oct. 12.

The woman was found in a field near the home with cuts and stab wounds, and she’s been hospitalized since. She was taken to jail after being released from the hospital.

A booking photo shows what appears to be stitches in the center of her chest.

Court records aren’t available to show whether Tapia has a defense attorney who could speak on her behalf.