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Central Iowa woman pleaded guilty to killing twin babies

Central Iowa woman pleaded guilty to killing twin babies

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HUXLEY (KWWL) -

A Central Iowa woman accused of killing her twin babies pleaded guilty Thursday.

Jackie Burkle of Huxley was arrested in January after the bodies of her twin girls were found in the trunk of her car.

Burkle had been charged with first degree murder, but accepted a plea bargain. She pleaded guilty to two counts of second degree murder.

Burkle was sentenced to two 50-year prison sentences to be served concurrently. 

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