Police: Mother kills two children, jumps from interstate in double murder-suicide


A mother allegedly killed her two children then herself in a double murder-suicide in northwest Charlotte Saturday, according to police.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened in the 2100 block of Sebastiani Drive.

Officials say the mother, 34-year-old Christina Treadway, reportedly assaulted her 3 year-old-daughter, Iliyah Miller, and 7-year old son, Isaiah Miller, earlier Saturday then killed herself by jumping off of a bridge on Interstate 485.

The children were both taken to Carolinas Medical Center where they were pronounced dead.

CMPD is conducting a double homicide investigation in the 2100 block of Sebastiani Dr.

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A part of I-485 outer was closed for some time Saturday due to police investigating this incident. At the time of the closure, the information of the murder-suicide had not been released.

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Police say they have never been called out to this home before and no one else was inside the residence when officers arrived.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

This is an ongoing, active investigation and no further information has been released.

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