NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A mother who was arrested after the death of her twin toddlers told police she planned to kill them, then take her own life.

Shirlene Napoleon Alcime was booked into jail on Thursday following her Feb. 6 arrest. The 42-year-old was charged with two counts of child neglect causing great bodily harm.

On Feb. 2, Miami-Dade Police units responded to an emergency call involving two children near the off-ramp of Interstate 95 onto the Florida Turnpike extension, or State Road 826, at the Golden Glades Interchange, around 2 a.m.

Detectives said the 3-year-old fraternal twins were in the back seat of an SUV on I-95 when, investigators said, Napoleon Alcime jumped over the railing of the on-ramp, landing on the train tracks below.

When police arrived at the scene, investigators said, they found the twins unresponsive and foaming at the mouth.

Detectives said the children, identified as Milendhet Napoleon-Cadet and Milendhere G. Napoleon-Cadet, did not have any obvious signs of trauma on their bodies.

The children were rushed to the hospital, where they were pronounced dead

Napoleon Alcime was also transported to the hospital, where she was in a coma.

According to the arrest report, on Feb. 5 Napoleon Alcime “admitted to planning for approximately the last two months, the murder of the two victims and her suicide. She stated that she had made the decision, due to her current financial status and multiple debt(s) that she owes.”

Officials said additional charges against Napoleon Alcime may follow pending the outcome of a toxicology report on the children. She is expected to face a judge Friday morning.

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