Mom Hope Hawkins Charged After 4 Young Children Die in Hartsville SC House Fire

HARTSVILLE SC HOUSE FIRE:  Hope Hawkins was arrested Thursday night after her four y0ung children died in a fire at a Hartsville, SC, home. The children, two boys and two girls, ages one to four, died when their Depot Street mobile home caught fire shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday.

The children are identified as 10-month-old Myasia Hawkins and her twin sister Kynasia Hawkins and their brothers, Delonta Dixon, 4, and Camaron Mason, 2. All four reportedly died from smoke inhalation, were twin 10-month-old daughters, and boys ages 2 and 4. The children were found hugging each other, with two found huddled in a closet.

Hope Hawkins was charged with one count of unlawful conduct towards a child, but more charges are forthcoming.

 

 

 

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 Mom Hope Hawkins Charged After 4 Young Children Die in Hartsville SC House Fire
Janet Shan is a freelance journalist and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette, who is working on her first novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay.