Babysitter charged in toddlers’ deaths in court Friday

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – A babysitter charged with criminally negligent homicide in the drowning deaths of twin toddlers in court Friday.

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Jennifer Salley was the owner of Om Baby, a home daycare in Knoxville.

In July of 2018, the victims were found in the deep end of a swimming pool last June.

The toddlers’ parents have filed a lawsuit against Salley, claiming she failed to make the swimming pool inaccessible and failed to properly supervise the children.

Salley’s next court date will be Feb. 13.

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