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Mother arrested in connection with house fire that killed her 4 children

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POSTED: Friday, April 26, 2013 - 1:27pm

UPDATED: Friday, April 26, 2013 - 1:29pm

A South Carolina mother is arrested in connection with the death of her four children in a house fire.

Hope Hawkins was taken into custody Thursday night.

She is facing one count of unlawful conduct toward a child, but investigators say more charges are coming.

Hawkins' four children, between one-and- four-years-old, were killed when their mobile home burned on Wednesday.

Officials say they died from smoke inhalation.

The funerals are scheduled for Friday.

 

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