WEATHORFORD, Texas (AP) - A North Texas mother has been indicted on two counts of knowingly causing serious bodily injury to a child after her two toddlers died in a hot car.
A Parker County Grand Jury indicted 25-year-old Cynthia Marie Randolph on Thursday. The first degree felony charges carry a sentence of up to life in prison. It was unclear from court records if Randolph has an attorney.
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Records show Randolph was arrested in June for the May 26 death of 1-year-old Cavanaugh Ramirez and 2-year-old Juliet Ramirez.
An arrest warrant says Randolph told police she locked the two children in the car for several hours to teach them a lesson because her daughter often got out of the car without permission. Autopsy reports released earlier this month ruled the deaths homicides.
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