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Harnett County Mother Will Not Be Charged In Double Drowning

Posted June 24, 2003

— The mother of two children who drowned last week will not be charged in their deaths.

April Costilla's 4-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter died two weeks ago in a Harnett County pond. Costilla said they wandered away and she did not notice they were missing until about an hour later.

Investigators said it was a "tragic accident" and no charges will be filed.

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