Smyrna mom charged in heat deaths of children

Smyrna mom charged in heat deaths of children

August 3rd, 2012 by The Tennessean in Local - Breaking News

Samantha Harper, 25, is facing two counts of especially aggravated child abuse.

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Smyrna Police have released the names of the two Smyrna children who were found dead Thursday.

The children were Daniel Marise, age 3, and Savannah Marise, age 2.

Their father, who was not identified, was at work at the time.

Their mother, Samantha Harper, has admitted putting the children into the car.

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