The gendarmerie is investigating the death of three-month-old twin girls. The infants were taken care of by the emergency services in Lamarque in the Médoc (Gironde), Monday. When they arrived, the babies were unconscious. One of the girls died on the spot despite attempts at resuscitation. The other, transferred to CHU Pellegrin in Bordeaux, died a few hours later, reports France Blue Gironde.
The gendarmes are trying to determine the circumstances of these two deaths. A woman, a relative of the twins, was placed in police custody late Thursday morning, it was extended. The Bordeaux prosecutor’s office has opened an investigation for intentional homicide.