Police: Mother says she killed 3 kids found in Phoenix home

Police: Mom arrested in deaths of 3 young children

PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities say a Phoenix woman has been arrested on suspicion of killing her three children.

A 7-month-old girl, 2-year-old girl and 3-year-old boy were found dead inside the family’s home Monday.

Police said Tuesday that the 22-year-old mother admitted to harming her three children and has been booked into jail.

Phoenix firefighters say they received a call from the home reporting a drowning involving three children. Police also were called. First responders performed CPR and provided first aid, but the children were pronounced dead.

Police said there was no obvious trauma to the children and that it was too early to determine how they died.

Child welfare officials say they didn’t have any earlier contacts or abuse reports involving the family.

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