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Central mom charged with murdering newborn twins

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HUXLEY (KWWL) -

Police have now charged a 22-year-old woman in the death of her newborn twins.

According to a criminal complaint, Jackie Burkle admits to authorities she took action to end the lives of her newborns.  

The twin girls' bodies were recovered from the trunk of Burkle's vehicle.

The criminal complaint also states Burkle had never intended for her twins to live.

Authorities charged Burkle with two counts of 1st degree murder late Tuesday afternoon.
Investigators say the twins died Saturday.

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