Two 3-year-old twins died after being found unresponsive and alone in a automotive whereas their mom jumped off a Miami overpass.
According to a press launch from the Miami-Dade Police Department, Officers responded to a medical emergency early Friday morning after receiving a name reporting that the kids, recognized as Milendhet and Milendhere Napoleon-Cadet had been discovered unresponsive.
Both toddlers had been discovered foaming on the mouth in the backseat of an SUV on the northbound lanes of the Interstate 95 ramp close to the Turnpike extension round 2 a.m.
After officers arrived, the twins’ mom, 42-year-old Shirlene Napoleon Alcime, jumped over the expressway wall onto the practice tracks under in an obvious suicide.
The toddlers had been taken to a close-by hospital, the place they had been pronounced lifeless, authorities confirmed. The reason behind dying continues to be unknown.
Police have confirmed that Alcime survived the numerous fall however arrived on the hospital in important situation.
MPDP Detective Andre Martin advised reporters, “Right now, our investigators are working to piece this tragic incident together,” per WPLG.
“There are many, many questions that they have that they’re working to find the answers to,” he added.
The twins father, Milson Caldet, talking Haitian Creole advised NBC Miami and WPLG, “I really loved my kids.” He mentioned, “I don’t know about what happened today, why my kids passed away.”
He added that the kids had no identified well being situations.
According to NBC Miami, Cadet, who shouldn’t be married to Alcime however resides with the household, said that he had not seen the kids or their mom since Wednesday and had been making an attempt to contact them.
“He said he’s not going to feel okay now,” mentioned a neighbor, who was translating for Cadet.
Alcime’s good friend Suzette Walker Morant advised the outlet that she couldn’t think about her hurting her children or making an attempt suicide.
“That’s not her. There has to be something wrong with her for her to do something like that,” noting that she had additionally not seen Alcime in days.
“She is not that kind of person, so it is so mind-boggling right now to figure out what really went wrong.”