Mom of children found dead in freezer due back in court

A Detroit mother accused of killing her two children and storing their bodies in a freezer will be back in court Friday. A custody hearing concerning Mitchelle Blair's two surviving children is continuing. 

The bodies of 13-year-old Stoni Blair and 9-year-old Stephen Berry were found in Blair's freezer back in March by a sheriff's bailiff conducting an eviction. Blair was not home at the time and was later apprehended. She has since been charged with murder, torture and child abuse. Court documents detail years of alleged abuse. 

Now, the Department of Human Services is attempting to end the parental rights of Blair for her two surviving children, an 8-year-old boy and a 17-year-old girl. The state says the fathers rarely see the kids and owe thousands of dollars in child support.

Thursday, when the hearing began, Blair's 8-year-old son testified on tape that she killed Stephen and Stoni, citing he saw it happen. The boy also testified his sister, Stoni, raped him, which prompted an eruption in court from Blair. 

Blair yelled at the child's father, and then admitted she killed the children. She was escorted from the courtroom. 

LINK: Outburst in court from mother of children found dead in freezer

It was stop and go Thursday as Blair would lose her temper and be escorted out. Once her son's testimony was admitted to evidence, the trial begin.

It is a very involved custody trial involving the attorney general's office, the guardian's attorney and both fathers' attorneys. Stephen Berry, the father of the young boy who died, is expected to take the stand Friday.

UPDATE: FOX 2 was planning to stream the hearing, but a judge ordered Friday morning that the hearing not be livestreamed. 
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