A sheriff from Alabama says "evil was involved" after he charged a woman with murdering her two young sons.
The deputies found the children, a 3-year-old boy and his 9-year-old brother, dead in a home in Baileyton before Saturday afternoon.
The Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry said the children's mother had been arrested a short time later and charged with murder on her death.
"We do not know what caused this tragic accident, but what I can tell you is that it was about evil," Gentry said, according to the Cullman Tribune.
ALABAMA MOM WITH MURDER AT THE DEATH OF A CHILDREN LEFT IN A CAR: POLICE would do this to a child, there is only one word: and that is evil, "he said.
The woman and the two boys were not identified, the newspaper reported.
Gentry said the deputies were sent home in response to an emergency call without identification of the caller.
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"We found two small children who have died," he said. "Within a few One hundred meters from the residence we have located the suspect who is the mother of the children, "it says in the newspaper. "We arrested the mother and she was flown to a hospital."
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Gentry said that MPs interviewed other family members as part of the investigation. according to the paper.