A mother killed her YouTube star kids before throwing herself off a bridge, police said.
Young siblings, Isaiah Miller, seven, and his three-year-old sister Iliya Miller were killed by mom Christina Treadway, before she took her own life on Saturday in northwest Charlotte Saturday night. Their dad was out at the time.
Responding to a suicide call to the Old Gum Branch Road bridge at Interstate 485, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said they found a woman dead on the interstate, just after 5:30 p.m. on January 13
Authorities said “key information” led officers to a home on Sebastiani Drive, where the woman’s children, ages 7 and 3, were found badly assaulted and alone.
The children were transported to Carolinas Medical Center where they were pronounced dead, officials said.
On Sunday, police identified the woman as 34-year-old Christina Treadway, and her children as 7-year-old Isaiah Miller and 3-year-old Iliyah Miller. Investigations revealed that Treadway assaulted her children before jumping off the bridge.
Christina Treadway killed Isaiah Miller, 7, and three-year-old Iliya Miller then took her own life on Saturday
The 34-year-old murdered the children in her home before jumping off the I-485 bridge in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Cops told WKRN that Carolina Panthers gameday worker Treadway ‘badly assaulted’ her offspring, who were found at their home in the city’s Sebastani Drive.
Police are now trying to figure out what drove Treadway to the unspeakable act of violence.
The children’s father has been ruled out as a person of interest in the crime and is said to be heartbroken.
Christina Treadway [photo montage with kids], killed her tots Isaiah Miller, 7, and three-year-old Iliya Miller then took her own life on Saturday.
Cops are investigating what drove a mother to kill her own offspring in such an abhorrent act
The grandparents told FOX 46 the children’s father was a good boyfriend and dad.
The children’s father said he was too distraught to face the media but did offer that he had been with Christina for a decade
Supplying the update, his parents said their son was out with friends when he received a text from his longtime girlfriend saying she’s going to end it all.
“He went out with his friends for the Eagles game. She texted him saying that she loves him and she’s sorry and that she’s going to end it all and the kids.
“What she did is unbelievable.
“He has never ever been abusive, his kids love him, he’s a great father, a great son and I love him dearly. Right now, I don’t know how he’s holding up.
The kids’ father, pictured, is said to be heartbroken after Treadway murdered them while he was out watching the NFL playoffs with pals
The children had acquired quite a viewership on Youtube
“We’re a basket case and he’s holding us together.”
Treadway described herself as “a mom who loves her kids and glam” on her popular YouTube channel. Shared 23 videos of herself and young family in the past year on YouTube, with the adorable videos of her children singing and having fun amassing tens of thousands of views.
Bereaved granddad Grandfather Greg Moore said: “We are not going to forget about Tina. She was a great mom,” said the grandmother, Tina Moore. “She was really, really a great girl. I love Tina to death, but she was just troubled. I don’t know what happened because she came and stayed at my house for the summer. I don’t know what happen, she just lost it,” she said.
A GoFundMe page has been set up by the father of the children.
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