Prosecutor: Kids slain in Illinois begged to live - Article Photos 1/3

This Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 booking photo provided by the DuPage County Sheriff's Department in Wheaton, Ill., shows Elzbieta Plackowska, 40, of Naperville, Ill., who was charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of her 7-year-old son and a 5-year-old girl. Prosecutors contend that on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, Plackowska stabbed her son because she was angry with her husband and killed the 5-year-old girl she was babysitting because she witnessed the attack. Plakowska was ordered held without bond at a hearing Thursday in Wheaton. (AP Photo/DuPage County Sheriff's Department)