A Lengthy Island mom was arrested and charged with manslaughter after her 2-year-old twin daughters had been discovered useless in a parked minivan in a Montauk park.
On June 27, Tenia Campbell, 24, threatened to kill herself and her daughters. Round 2:30 p.m., Campbell’s mom referred to as 911 and instructed police about her daughter’s threats, officers instructed the New York Put up.
“Suffolk County Police Division, assisted by the New York State Police, Suffolk County Park Rangers, Southampton City Police and the East Hampton City Police performed a large, county extensive seek for her,” Suffolk police mentioned in a press release.
Hours later, police discovered Campbell and the ladies parked on the entrance of the character middle at Montauk County Park. Though Campbell was alive, the 2-year-old twins seemed to be affected by cardiac arrest.
The kids, who had been later recognized as Jasmine and Jaida Campbell, had been taken to Stony Brook Southhampton Hospital, the place they had been pronounced useless.
Though Suffolk police didn’t say how the ladies died, they did reveal there have been no apparent indicators of trauma to their our bodies.
Information of the woman’s deaths devastated members of the family and neighbors of Campbell.
“They’d twin Energy Wheel Jeeps, and they might at all times come outdoors and trip them round whereas the brother would chase them, laughing and guffawing,” Aleshia Pike, who lives throughout the road from the household, instructed the New York Put up.
“They had been simply your typical little women — playful completely happy,” she tearfully mentioned.
Campbell, her twins and their older brother moved into the home in January.
Campbell has been charged with two counts of second-degree homicide, police mentioned. She can be arraigned on Friday in East Hampton City Justice Court docket.