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Woman arrested on suspicion of murder after two children found dead in Margate

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A 37-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after two children were found dead in Kent.

Police say the young children were discovered at a property in Margate in the early hours of Thursday.

Less than an hour before they were found and taken to hospital, the woman was involved in a car crash and taken to hospital.

At around 3.35am on Thursday 27 December 2018 officers attended a property in Castle Drive, Margate, due to concerns for the welfare of the occupants.

The South East Coast Ambulance Service also attended and two young children were taken to hospital, where they were later declared deceased.

Police remain at the scene and a 37-year-old woman from Margate has been arrested on suspicion of murder."

– Kent Police

The woman had been involved in a road traffic collision on the A299 Thanet Way at around 2.50am and was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

She has now been discharged and taken into custody at a police station.