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New Jersey mother Naomi Elkins drowns daughters aged one and three in bathtub, cops say

A New Jersey mother of two has been charged with murder after allegedly drowning both of her young daughters.

Naomi Elkins, 27, of Lakewood, was arrested and charged with two counts of murder, possession of a weapon and other crimes in connection with the deaths of her two children.

Officials said officers were called to an address on Shenandoah Drive in the New Jersey city for reports of two children in cardiac arrest.

Officers found the two children, ages one and three, and they received life-saving care from Hatzolah Medical Services, a Jewish volunteer ambulance program.

The two were pronounced dead at the scene, and investigation revealed that the one-year-old had been stabbed and both children had been drowned by Elkins.

Naomi Elkins, 27, of Lakewood, was arrested and charged with two counts of murder, gun possession and other crimes related to the deaths of her two children

Sources said NBC10 that the children had drowned in the bathtub at the address.

Footage captured at the scene shows investigators coming and going and removing items from the home before packing them into a Sheriff’s Office vehicle.

Authorities said Elins was taken into custody at the scene “without incident” and taken to the Ocean County Jail, where she is awaiting a detention hearing.

According to jail records, Elkins is married and also has a master’s degree. It is still unclear when she will appear in court.

The shocking murders took place in a typically quiet Hasidic Jewish community, which is home to the world’s largest yeshivah outside Israel.

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