Woman accused of trying to kill children has been committed

Updated: December 24, 2019 05:40 PM
Created: December 24, 2019 12:37 PM

(ABC 6 News) The Rochester mother accused of trying kill her five children has been committed.

According to court records Farhiyo Abdullahi has been committed after being found incompetent to stand trial.


Abdullahi is accused of locking herself and five children, ranging in age from 4 to 11 years old, in a car with the windows up and the car running in the garage in October. 

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When police responded to the call on October 2, they spoke with the Abdullahi. Rochester Police Lieutenant Mike Sadauskis said she answered officers' questions. She reportedly told them that she has been dealing with some mental health issues and was on medication but she was doing "okay" and didn't have feelings of wanting to harm herself or others. 

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