When we spoke with her she was lucid,” said Police Chief Mike Chitwood. “The children were in the back seat, they were buckled in and were not in distress. Although the sergeant said she looked like she had some mental illness, she did not fit the criteria for going into custody under the Baker Act.”
But family members paint a different picture. Ebony’s sister told police that before the incident, Ebony was rambling about demons.
“Her sister had called dispatch and told them that she (Wilkerson) had been talking about demons that day before she left the house,” Chitwood said.Ebony Wilkerson: Pregnant Mom Who Drove Kids Into Ocean Had Spoken Of Demons