Temple Police Identify Children in Questionable Death Case
Temple police have released the names and ages of two children found deceased inside a home on South 35th Street on Monday, September 30.
2-year-old boy Terric Boyd and 1-year-old girl Jenea Boyd were discovered dead in a home in the 1500 block of S. 35th along with two living children and a woman described by police as "cognitively unresponsive".
Officers had been dispatched to the scene at 11:30 AM that day for a welfare check. The woman was transported to Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Temple, while the children found alive were placed in the care of Child Protective Services.
The circumstances of Terric and Janea's deaths remain under investigation. According to Temple PD spokesman Cody Weems, their next of kin have been notified and investigators are awaiting autopsy results.
The case remains under investigation, and police have not released the names of the woman, the other children, or their condition.