• Woman arrested after two infants found dead in Florida home, police say

    By: Elyna Niles-Carnes


    WEST MELBOURNE, Fla. - An arrest has been made in the case of two infants found dead in a West Melbourne home, investigators said.

    Rachael Lynn Thomas was taken into custody Monday afternoon. She faces two counts of neglect of a child and one count of tampering with evidence.

    Police received the call Sunday just after noon in the 100 block of Laurel Oak Street.

    Police said the deaths are suspicious.

    One of the infants was transported to a nearby hospital Sunday and the other remained at the residence, police said.

    Police have not released the relationship between Thomas and the two infants.

    Thomas is being held in the Brevard County Jail on a $30,000 bail.

    No other details have been released.



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