Awena Rutherford remains hospitalized under police guard
The 21-year-old Awena Rutherford remains under police guard at the Georgetown Public Hospital. Hospital sources told this newscast that she reportedly ingested two carbon tablets after she reportedly gave her children the poisonous substance. Dead are 16 month old Jabari Cadogan and his four year old sister Odessa Gordon.
Relatives are reporting that the woman had a troubling past.
It is unclear what drove the woman to commit the act. Relatives told this newscast that this incident came as a total shock to them and they are very upset with the woman for killing her innocent children.
They are reports that Rutherford took the children from a relative who was keeping them for the day back to her home at Perth Mahaicony where she reportedly committed the act.
The 16 month old was the first to die at the Mahaicony Hospital after residents in an unconscious condition rushed him, while his sister succumbed hours later at the GPHC.