AN OKLAHOMA dad has been released on his own recognizance after police say surveillance video shows the two children climbing into the truck as the dad was sound asleep, Your Content has learned.
Dustin Lee Dennis, 31, now faces two counts of second-degree murder after his beautiful young children, Teagan, 4, and Ryan, 3, were found dead as the monster slept nearby.
As Your Content readers know, do-nothing Dennis was captured on camera entering his home to nap after a quick drive to a nearby store. While napping, surveillance depicts the two young children allegedly climbing into the pickup truck.
Writing on his Facebook profile on Thursday, Dennis appeared to write about the love he held for his children, who did not live with him, online.
“2 in the morning up watching my kids sleep, I can’t believe they’re mine, I love them so much and nobody in this world could ever make me feel as loved as they do. The other day I was so depressed because I just missed them, and I got to thinking of when they get older and become adults,” he typed.
The former dad said those without children just don’t understand the situation.
“If you don’t have kids you may not understand this but that is the scariest but most amazing thing to think of, watching them become their own person and seeing what they will experience and achieve. I hope our bond only grows stronger, I hope they always want to call me or see me just to talk or ask for advice. I can’t imagine this world without them,” he spewed hours before being hauled in and charged by authorities.
Children being left in the car can suffer heatstroke within a matter of minutes.
Some criminal caregivers “knowingly” leave children inside cars, as the kids “are sleeping and don’t want to disturb them in the hope they’ll get back before they awake.”
The interior temperature of a car can quickly soar with 80 percent of the total temperature rise happening in the first 30 minutes a child is inside a car.
“The children had not been checked on for nearly five hours during the time they were locked inside vehicle,” an arrest report as seen by FOX 23 states.
“My niece Tegan and nephew Ryan were tragically killed when their father left them in a hot car during his visitation weekend. There is no way to express our grief or what my sister is going through,” wrote the children’s aunt, Chantiel Keyes.
“No one is ever expecting to go through this. I am just trying to raise money to help her with funeral expenses so its one thing she does not have to deal with. Tegan was 4 and Ryan was 3. They will be survived by their mother Cheyenne, sisters Emma and Ava, brothers Brantley, Tyler and Treyton. If you can donate anything at all it would be greatly appreciated.”
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