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Toddlers found dead in Temple home identified

The two surviving children are in the care of Child Protective Services, investigators say.

TEMPLE, Texas — Police identified two children who were found dead in a Temple home on Sept. 30.

Two-year-old Teric Boyd and 1-year-old Janea Boyd were found around 11:30 a.m. in the home at Ave. P and S. 35th St. after the Salvation Army asked Temple police for a welfare check.

Police found the two kids dead and a woman in a catatonic state. Two other children who were in the home when the bodies were found were placed in the care of Child Protective Services.

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Investigators said the children had been dead for more than a day or two.

The woman, who was taken to a hospital, has not been identified and her relationship to the children was not given at that time.

The Branford Dawson Funeral Home set up a memory wall for Janea and Teric anyone who wishes to share memories, prayers, thoughts, and photos of the two children. 

A GoFund me was created to help with sibling's funerals and the surviving children. The money will go to whatever party gains custody of the children. 

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