Officials: 3-year-old twins die in fire while mom tries to retrieve pot from 15-year-old daughter
Dalawna Berran-Lett, 32, faces manslaughter charge
Last Updated: 322 days ago
PITTSBURGH, Penn. - A Pittsburgh-area woman was charged with involuntary manslaughter for allegedly leaving her 3-year-old twins alone before they died in a fire while she was trying to retrieve marijuana stolen by her 15-year-old daughter.
Dalawna Berran-Lett, 32, attended the funeral of her twins last week and was said to still be in shock, attorneys said.
The boys, Ky'heir (KY'-heer) and Dy'heir (DY'-heer) Arthur, died in the Jan. 4 fire.
Investigators believe the boys started the fire while trying to cook something while Berran-Lett was gone for about 15 minutes trying to retrieve her marijuana.
Investigators said the boys nearly started a fire trying to cook in December when they were left alone by Berran-Lett for about 20 minutes.
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