Newborn twins orphaned after their parents die only days apart from each other

2017-08-28 13:21
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An American set of newborn twins and their two-year-old sister, Kailanie, have become orphans after their mom died on the same day of their dad’s funeral.

The twins’ mom, Stephanie Caceres (27), from Palm Beach, Florida, picked up an aggressive infection after giving birth to twins Jevaughn Jr and Lailah via C-section, according to the Palm Beach Post. 

Stephanie spent 10 days in intensive care but unfortunately lost the battle and died on 14 July – on the same day her partner was laid to rest. 

Stephanie’s partner and the father of her children, Jevaughn Suckoo, was gunned down outside their apartment according to police reports. No arrests have been made in connection with the murder yet.

After giving birth to her twins Stephanie posted a heartbreaking post on Facebook about the loss of the love of her life, unaware that things would take a turn for the worst.

“I just don’t understand how someone can have the heart to leave three kids without a father, especially two that never got the chance to even meet him,” Stephanie wrote.

The children’s grandparents have now taken in their young grandkids. A fundraising page has been started to help the family out financially.

“We’re just trying to figure out how to move forward from here,” Joni Saunders, Jevaughn’s aunt, told the Palm Beach Post.

Lina Niemczyk, who set up the Justgiving page to help the family, said that they are all devastated and heartbroken for the three children, who’ll be growing up without their parents.

“Our goal is to secure their future,” Lina says. “It’s a promise to their mom and dad.”

sources: mirror.co.uk, thesun.co.uk

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