SEASON 1, EPISODE 116 | AIRED ON 04/01/12

Oprah Goes Behind Bars: The South Carolina Mom Who Killed Her Baby Boys

In an exclusive interview, Oprah goes behind bars at the Orangeburg-Calhoun Regional Detention Center in Orangeburg, South Carolina, to talk to Shaquan Duley, a mother who confessed to murdering her two young sons, 2-year-old Devean and 18-month-old Ja'Van, on August 16, 2010. Although she initially claimed her sons drowned in a car accident, she later confessed to smothering them and then driving them into a river to cover up what she'd done. On March 16, 2012, Shaquan pleaded guilty to two counts of murder and begged for forgiveness from her family, the community and the judge. On March 30, 2012, a judge ordered Shaquan to serve two 35-year sentences concurrently with no chance of parole. She received credit for time served already. Oprah also talks to Shaquan's mother, Helen; her sister, Adriane; and Shaquan's surviving daughter, 7-year-old Saniya.