Parental rights hearing continues for mom charged with killing 2 of her kids

 Mitchelle Blair continues to be defiant in court - flipping off the court room for a second time entering a parental rights hearing Wednesday.

The Detroit mother is accused of killing two of her children and hiding their bodies in a freezer. The court is deciding what happens to her surviving children and whether she or the fathers should lose custody of the two surviving kids.

Blair  was allowed to stay in the courtroom unlike last time, when she had to be escorted out. Unlike her last day in court, she did not admit she killed her two children.

Thursday morning, Blair returned to defend whether she should lose custody to her two surviving children; an 8-year-old boy and 17-year-old girl.

The Michigan Department of Human Services wants to terminate the parental rights of Blair as well as the fathers of the children and asked the judge to consider a statement Blair gave to the police. 

The judge will consider it, but not release it to the public. The judge is also considering evidence that the fathers, Stephen Berry and Alexander Dorsey, neglected their children.

Katrina Hayden, a Child Protective Services Worker testified that she had contacted Berry during her investigation. She said that he told her that the last time he hold her he had contact with his children, was 2012.

And Mr. Dorsey's ex-girlfriend up until 2013, testified that last saw the kids in 2009 and brought them things. Blair didn't like that. 

"Money, food, diapers," said Mitchelle Barrette, ex-girlfriend of Dorsey. 

Blair interrupted: "Lie."

Blair is facing 1st° murder and torture charges, a conviction would send her to prison for life. 

The next court appearance for the criminal trial June 19.  Closing arguments in the custody trial are set for June 30.  

Both fathers have said they were kept from seeing their children by Blair.
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