Florida Mom Arrested After Newborn Twins Found Dead

WEST MELBOURNE, Florida – A Florida woman has been arrested after her two newborn twins were found dead in a home in West Melbourne, Florida.

On Sunday, April 15, 2017, West Melbourne police were called to a residence located at 138 Laurel Oak Street just after noon. One of the newborns was transported to a local hospital and later died while the other was pronounced deceased at the home.

On Monday, police charged thirty-year-old Rachael Lynn Thomas with two counts of child neglect and one count of tampering with evidence. She is being held at the Brevard County Jail on $30,000 bond.

Police say that the investigation is ongoing and that other charges are pending.