Suffolk DA: Medford mother pleads guilty to 2019 murder of twin toddlers

Prosecutors say 28-year-old Tenia Campbell suffocated the girls in 2019 then called her mother saying, "I killed them with my hands."

News 12 Staff

Dec 13, 2023, 1:01 PM

Updated 222 days ago

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A Medford woman has pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder for suffocating her twin 2-year-old daughters, the Suffolk County district attorney says.
Prosecutors say 28-year-old Tenia Campbell suffocated the girls in 2019 then called her mother saying, "I killed them with my hands."
On Wednesday, Campbell admitted to the Class A violent felony. She is due back in court on Jan. 25, 2024 for a sentencing conference.
The district attorney says Campbell is expected to be sentenced to 20 years to life in prison.


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