UPDATE: Bond denied for mother accused of putting prescription drugs into children’s food

UPDATE: A judge denied bond for Lorita Aiken. Aiken has been ordered to undergo a psychological evaluation. Her next hearing will be on December 10, 2013. Stay with NewsChannel 3 as updates become available.

Virginia Beach, Va. – A mother accused of putting prescription drugs in her children’s food is scheduled to appear in court.

Lorita Aiken has a bond hearing later this morning.

Police say the 26-year-old mother tried to poison herself and her children.

On Friday, police say they responded to Aiken’s home on Richard Road and found her and her two children unresponsive.

They were taken to the hospital, treated, and later released.

Aiken faces attempted first degree murder charges.

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