Police: 2 children dead in double homicide

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A young boy and girl were killed in northwest Charlotte by their mother who then committed suicide, police said.

The children, ages 7 and 3, were found badly assaulted at a home on Sebastiani Drive and were pronounced dead at the hospital, police said.

The mother jumped off the I-485 bridge near Mount Holly Road, police said.

Police are still investigating.

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