Mother arrested for deaths of children in fatal fire

Joyce Lupiani

Mother arrested for deaths of children in fatal fire

CREATED Dec. 28, 2012

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The mother of two of the children that were killed in a deadly mobile home fire in June has been arrested.

Amy Hatzenpillar, 27, was arrested on Thursday. She has been charged with second degree murder and child abuse with substantial bodily harm.

Three children died in the fire on June 15. Hatzenpillar was the mother of Skylar Lafia and Aryana Lafia. Shane Gouailhardou was arrested on Dec. 22. He was the father of David Gouailhardou. All of the children were under the age of three.

According to a report released by the grand jury, the parents were high on methamphetamine when the fire started.

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