New York mom who had threatened to kill herself charged with murder of her twin 2-year-old girls

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MONTAUK, N.Y. (NBC) — Police say a woman is charged with murder in the deaths of her twin 2-year-old daughters, who were found in cardiac arrest inside a car at a Long Island park.

Suffolk County police say they received a 911 call from 24-year-old Tenia Campbell’s mother, saying her daughter was threatening to kill herself and her children at an unknown location. After an extensive search, police say they located the Medford woman’s vehicle at a Montauk park Thursday afternoon.

Police say Jasmine and Jaida Campbell were taken to a hospital where they were pronounced dead. Autopsies will be conducted.

The mother was taken into custody at the scene and later charged with two counts of second-degree murder. It’s unclear whether she has a lawyer.

A press conference is scheduled for Friday morning.

WOODHAVEN, MI (WDIV)   An Ohio woman says a vape pen charger sparked a fire that destroyed her SUV.

It happened in Woodhaven, Michigan Thursday as Crystal Mounts and her 5-year-old son sat in their parked car outside a restaurant.

Mounts says when she took the batteries out of the vape charger, sparks flew and started a fast moving fire inside the vehicle.

Mounts and her son escaped the flames, but by the time firefighters arrived, the SUV was completely engulfed.

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