Friday, May 25, 2012

Stacey Newkirk Killed her Twins before trying to Take her own Life

This is the tragic moment one toddler twin is carried from their home after being drowned by their mother who also smothered the other twin, poisoned their sister and tried to take her own life.

The utterly heartbreaking drama occurred in Philadelphia where the mother, identified by neighbors as Stacey Newkirk, 41, is believed to have been in a jealous rage over an affair she thought her husband was having with a family member.

The woman's husband came home from work and found the children's bodies and his wife with her wrists slashed and called 911.

When police arrived at the scene they found the woman who told them 'I harmed my babies.'

The twins, who neighbors say were named Adam and Eve, were found limp and lifeless on the bed in the front bedroom.

Police say the 18-month-old boy and girl appear to have died of suffocation.

A note next to each child read, 'This is why I killed your kids,' and detailed her allegations of the husband’s affair. Read More