Authorities say a baby and a toddler have been found dead in car seats inside a vehicle in a rural Arizona community.
Pinal County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Navideh Forghani says the children found in the vehicle at a home in the town of Superior were 2 years old and 10 months old.
The mother, 21-year-old Brittany Velasquez, has been arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder.
Forghani says autopsies will be conducted to determine the cause of death.
Superior is town of about 2,900 people 60 miles (97 kilometers) east of Phoenix.