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Day 2 of jury selection wraps up for Schenecker trial

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Julie Schenecker (center) stands with her lawyers during jury selection Tuesday (Pool photo) Julie Schenecker (center) stands with her lawyers during jury selection Tuesday (Pool photo)
TAMPA, FL (WFLA) - The second day of jury selection has wrapped up for the mother on trial, Julie Schenecker.

The 53-year-old New Tampa woman is on trial for the alleged murders of her two children in January 2011. Schenecker reportedly told police she killed her 13-year-old son Beau and 16-year-old daughter Calyx because they were "mouthy."

Attorneys on both sides the trial questioned dozens of potential jurors for a second day Tuesday.

Schenecker entered a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity.

Jury selection is expected to continue Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. for a third day. Watch jury selection live here.

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