An Indiana mother charged with killing her children said she asked them whether they wanted to live or go to heaven.

Amber Pasztor had already decided she was going to kill her children. But she asked them what they wanted, she said.

"I gave them a choice," she said in an interview with Fort Wayne, Ind., television station WANE-TV. "That they could live, traumatized like their mom, or they can go to heaven with God and be better off."

She smothered her daughter first, she said. Then her son.

"He wanted to go with her," she said.

Pasztor, the mother at the center of a September Amber Alert, detailed the day she abducted and killed her two young children during the interview via a jail telephone with WANE reporter Brett Thomas.

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