Posted: Oct 18, 2012 7:49 AM
NEW ORLEANS - Police arrested the mother of a 3-year-old boy and 4-year-old girl found dead in a bathtub in their New Orleans home.
In a news release, police say 23-year-old Chelsea Thornton was booked Wednesday night with two counts of first-degree murder.
Investigators say Thornton admitted to shooting her son and drowning her daughter.
The bodies were found just after 5:30 p.m.
Police say the children's grandmother found the bodies in the bathtub.
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