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A Long Island mother has been arrested for allegedly killing her 2-year-old twin daughters, police said[hhmc]
Police found the woman in her car at a Montauk park Thursday afternoon; her daughters were in cardiac arrest and pronounced dead at hospital[hhmc]
The 24-year-old mother faces charges of second-degree murder; she is expected to be arraigned on Friday[hhmc]
A 24-year-old Long Island, New York mother faces charges of second-degree murder for allegedly killing her toddler twins, who were found in cardiac arrest with her in a car at the entrance to Montauk County Park Thursday, authorities say.
Suffolk County Police said they responded to a call around 2:30 p.m. from someone claiming her daughter was threatening to kill herself and her 2-year-old twin daughters.
After an extensive county-wide search, police tracked down the woman's minivan to the park about 90 minutes after receiving that call. The officers there found Tenia Campbell inside the car along with her twin daughters, who were in cardiac arrest and pronounced dead at a hospital a short time later.
Chopper 4 captured a sprawling law enforcement response at the park, where the minivan was seen parked on the side of the road under a large tree, its doors open as investigators canvassed the scene.
Mother Accused of Killing Twin Daughters in Long Island