Eventually, Randolph admitted to the Parker County police after she realized her two children had died inside the hot auto, she smashed the vehicle's window in order to make it look more like they had gotten inside it and despite her attempts to rescue them, they had died by accident.
Two toddlers died after being left in a hot auto by their mother who said she left them there to teach them a lesson.
Parker County sheriff's officials say she told investigators Friday that she found the kids playing in the vehicle May 26 and then closed the door and left them inside when the 2-year-old refused to come out. Randolph searched throughout the house for the two children, and then went outside, where she discovered them playing inside her vehicle. According to NBC Dallas-Fort Worth, temperatures reached 96 degrees that day.
Randolph was arrested on Friday for two counts of causing injury to a child.
Randolph, 24, went to check on her children after about a half-hour - but they were "gone", she told police.
She said she then broke the auto window to corroborate her initial story. Authorities later determined that the children died from extreme heat exposure.More news: Women's Health Took A Major Hit In Georgia's Congressional Election
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Randolph has been booked into the Parker Country Jail.
She has been jailed.
Throughout multiple interviews, Randolph created several variations of the events which lead to the death of her children. The Tarrant County medical examiner's website identified the children as Juliet and Cavanaugh Ramirez. Randolph eventually admitted she broke the window of the vehicle to make it look like an accident, according to WFAA.
Fowler said that any incidents involving any child are hard ones, but this call was especially heartbreaking because of the unfortunate deaths of the two children.