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Prince George Woman Arraigned in Death of Two Children

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A Prince George County woman will remain behind bars for allegedly leaving her two children in a parked car while she went to work.

Both children died in the heat.

A Henrico judge ordered 22-year-old Brittney Downing held without bond Friday on felony child neglect charges.

Prosecutors say downing left her three-month old daughter and 20-month-old son in the car while she worked a seven hour shift at a hotel Sunday.

The commonwealth claims downing only checked on the children once during the day.

Downing's next court appearance is set for July 22.

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