Thursday, January 12, 2012

Jackie Burkle killed twin newborn baby daughters then left them in the trunk of her car'

An woman allegedly killed her newborn twin daughters and abandoned them in the trunk of her car, after giving birth at home.

Jackie Burkle, 22, of Huxley, Iowa, has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder after police found the infants' bodies in her car.

Incredibly the car was parked in front of her home, across the street from the police department in the town of about 2,800 people, about 20 miles north of Des Moines.

According to court records, police went to the duplex where Burkle lived after receiving a call to check on her.

Court records show Burkle was seen January 5 at work and 'appeared to be pregnant.' She was seen at work two days later and did not appear to be pregnant 'with a completely different appearance.' Read More