34-year-old Bethanie Carriker was charged with two counts of Aggravated Child Abuse and Neglect. Rescue Crews were called to her home on Green Fern Trail in Seymour Tuesday afternoon.
Carriker was performing CPR when first responders arrived. She’s being held on $1 Million bond and is due in court Wednesday afternoon.
The mother pulled the babies from the tub before crews arrived. They were rushed to East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. Officials say the children are in Critical Condition.
Neighbors say the family had only been in the house for a year. The CDC says drowning is the second leading cause of children under 4.