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Tampa, Florida -- On Tuesday, a Tampa judge denied a motion from Julie Schenecker's defense attorneys to suppress the interview she gave police immediately after being arrested.

Schenecker is the Tampa mother accused of shooting and killing both of her kids back in January 2011.

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The audio recordings give a clearer picture of Schenecker's mental state at the time of her arrest. The judge said that Schenecker knowingly and willingly submitted to the interview thus it was being allowed.

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Her trial starts next Monday, April 28.

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