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ATLANTA, GA — A warrant says an Atlanta woman put her two young sons in an oven and turned it on.

Local media reported Monday that the warrant charging Lamora Williams with murder in the deaths of 1-year-old son Ja’Karter Penn and 2-year-old Ke-Yaunte Penn says she put them in the oven sometime between midnight Thursday and 11 p.m. Friday.

A third boy, 3-year-old Jameel Penn Jr., was found unharmed.

Williams waived a court appearance Monday and was denied bail.

The father of all three children, Jameel Penn, says Williams called him by video chat Friday night to tell him his children were dead. Penn says he called police after seeing his sons on the floor.

Penn says the 3-year-old saw his mother allegedly kill his brothers.

"He talks about his brothers. He knows what happened. He talks about it all of the time," he said.

Williams’ sister, Tabitha Hollingsworth, says Williams should be put on suicide watch in the Fulton County jail.

"When I saw that mugshot of her, I knew that was not my little sister," Hollingsworth said.

Family members say Williams struggled with mental health issues.

"She's had issues from a baby -- issues that my mom has tried to address with the state of Georgia," Hollingsworth said.

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