Infant twins found dead after allegedly being left in car, father charged

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BRONX, New York (CNN NEWSOURCE) – 1-year-old twins died Friday after their father allegedly left them in a car for eight hours in New York City.

According to the New York Police Department, their 39-year-old father Juan Rodriguez, has been charged with two counts of manslaughter and two counts of criminal negligent homicide.

Police say the father dropped one of his children, a 3-year-old at a home in Westchester and then proceeded to his job at the VA medical center in the Bronx.

Investigators say his twins a girl Marizza and her brother Phoenix, were strapped in car seats in the back

Temperatures in New York reached 86 degrees Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

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