Mum charged with murder of twin toddlers (Photos)


A mum accused of killing her twin toddlers before ‘deliberately driving into a lorry’ has been charged with murder, Kent Police said. Samantha Ford’s 23-month old son Jake and daughter Chloe were discovered in a critical condition at her home in Margate, Kent, early Thursday morning. Police rushed to the property concerned with the toddlers well-being an hour after Ford was involved in car crash and taken to hospital.

Jake and Chloe were taken to hospital, where they sadly died from their injuries.

Samantha Ford, aged 37 and of Castle Drive, Margate, was arrested and on December 28, following authorisation from the Crown Prosecution Service, was charged with two counts of murder.’ The statement added: ‘At around 3.35am on Thursday December 27 2018 officers attended a property in Castle Drive, Margate, due to concerns for the welfare of the occupants. ‘The South East Coast Ambulance Service also attended and two young children were taken to hospital, where they were later confirmed deceased.


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