Investigation Continues Into Abandoned Twins in Mingo County
State police are investigating the abandonment of newborn twin boys in Mingo County. Trooper J.R. Coburn says a woman left a basket containing the infants at a home near Gilbert. There also was a note asking that the infants be taken to Welch Community Hospital in McDowell County. The woman who lived at the home told police that she went outside when her dogs started barking. She saw the other woman, who told her that she didn't want the infants, and she fled. The woman who received the basket took the infants to the hospital in Welch and they're in state custody now.