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A US mother who murdered her three young daughters in the woods used a fake doctor's note to get them out of school.
Police believe 28-year-old Michigan woman Aubrianne Moore picked up her children from their school on Monday, after giving administration a fake doctors note, reports 7 News.
Moore then drove her girls, eight-year-old Kyrie, six-year-old Cassidy Rodery and two-year-old Alaina Rau to their grandparent's home.
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WOOD-TV reports she then shot the girls dead with her boyfriend's bolt-action hunting style rifle, before taking her own life.
Moore's body was found on her boyfriend's driveway. The girls' bodies were discovered in the woods behind their grandparent's home.
Mental health professionals had requested Moore be hospitalised due to her history of paranoia and visual and auditory hallucinations, reports 7 News.
She had previously spent 10 days in a psychiatric hospital in Grand Rapids.
A doctor had diagnosed the young mother with schizophrenia and aid she was suffering severe hallucinations and paranoia.
Police say Moore believed she was protecting her daughters from something.
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