FORT LAUDERDALE (CBS4) – A Coral Springs mom who was arrested in May for allegedly ramming her car into a garage door in an attempt to kill her two children has been declared fit for trial, a Broward Circuit Court judge determined Monday.
Jane Gonzalez, 46, is charged with two counts of attempted murder after police say she told her two children to unbuckle their seat belts moments before accelerating into the garage door of the family’s home.READ MORE: FIU President Mark Rosenberg Resigns, Cites Health Issues
Gonzalez’s two children, ages 7 and 10, were not seriously injured.
Gonzalez has been in a state mental hospital since the arrest. Her attorneys told Judge Mark Speiser she has been treated with medication and is able to participate in her own defense, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.READ MORE: Armed Robbery In Medley Leads Investigators To Human Trafficking Arrests
In addition to the attempted murder charges, Gonzalez is also facing two counts of cruelty towards a child , one count of battery on a police officer, and one count of trying to remove a gun from an officer.
If convicted on all counts, she faces life in prison.MORE NEWS: Heat's Late Game Rally Not Enough As Hawks Pull Away 110-108
Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel