Charlotte mother kills her 2 children, jumps off overpass

- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a double murder and suicide that occurred Saturday night in northwest Charlotte.

Police said the mother has been identified as Christina Elizabeth Treadway, 35. Her two children are Isiah Miller, 7, and Lliyah Miler, 3.

CMPD officers said they initially responded to the Old Gum Branch Rd. bridge over I-485 around 5:37 p.m. for reports of a woman who had jumped off.  Upon arrival, authorities located a woman on I-485 who was pronounced dead on scene by Medic. 

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Authorities said information that was gathered at the scene led officers to respond to a home in the 2100 block of Sebastiani Drive. When officers arrived at the home they located two children, ages 3 and 7, inside suffering from life-threatening injuries. They were immediately transported to CMC Main, where they were pronounced dead by ER staff shortly after arrival. 

The initial investigation reveals that the woman assaulted her children before jumping off the bridge. There was no one else inside the residence when officers arrived. 

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