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UPDATE: Mother accused of killing Henderson children extradited from Arizona

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Posted at 8:54 AM, Jul 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-23 09:26:56-04

JULY 23 UPDATE: The mother accused of killing her two young children in their Henderson home has been extradited from Arizona.

She was booked into the Henderson Detention Center on 2 counts of open murder on Thursday.

HENDERSON (KTNV) -- The Henderson Police Department report an arrest has been made in the homicide investigation that involved the death of two children earlier this week.

Jovan Trevino, 33, was identified as a suspect by Henderson authorities after they found the bodies of two children at a home in the 700 block of Calamus Palm Place, near Galleria Drive and Gibson Road, on Monday night.

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Paramedics say they arrived at the scene and confirmed that two juveniles, later said to be a 1-year-old girl and a 4-year-old boy, were beyond assistance and deceased.

The HPD originally said the children's deaths were suspicious in nature and that the incident was being investigated as a homicide.

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Wednesday, authorities say Trevino was taken into custody by the Bullhead City Police Department and booked into the Mojave County Jail for two counts of murder on Tuesday.

The 33-year-old is currently pending extradition back to Nevada.