Mom and Her Boyfriend Charged in the Deaths of Her TWO Young Children!
A Rocky Mount, North Carolina couple has been arrested in connection with the "suspicious" death of two small children. Emergency crews were called around 9:20 a.m. in the 900 block of Drew Street for a reported emergency "assist. When they arrived they found the two children unresponsive in a parked car.
After providing care on the scene the EMS crews took a 3-month-old boy and his 1-year-old sister, to UNC Nash Healthcare.
CBS17 reports that the two children were pronounced dead at the hospital, police said.
Saturday night, police said the suspicious deaths were classified as homicides.
Zharia Noel and Ahmene Butler, both 21, were charged with two counts each of involuntary manslaughter and felony child abuse, according to a news release from police.
Noel and Butler were released after they each received a $100,000 unsecured bond, police said Sunday.
Police said the case is still under investigation.
“Further charges may be pending, awaiting the reports from the North Carolina Medical Examiner’s office,” the news release said.
Noel and Butler are set to appear in court Monday at 9 a.m at the Edgecombe County Courthouse in Tarboro.
The names of the children and their manner of death has not been disclosed.