Autopsies determine 2 Tulsa children accidentally drowned

Oklahoma

FILE – In this May 27, 2020, file photo, mourners grieve at a makeshift memorial at the spot where Miracle Crook, and Tony Crook, walked down to Mingo Creek at the Shoreline Apartments in Tulsa. Okla. The Oklahoma medical examiners office has ruled that two Tulsa children whose bodies were found in waterways in May accidentally drowned. Autopsy reports released Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, say both 3-year-old Miracle Crook and her 21-month-old brother, Tony Crook drowned after being last seen on video holding hands and walking through an opening in a chain-link fence toward rain-swollen creek that flows into the Arkansas River. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP, File)

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma medical examiner’s office has ruled that two Tulsa children whose bodies were found in waterways in May accidentally drowned.

Autopsy reports released Friday say both 3-year-old Miracle Crook and her 21-month-old brother, Tony Crook, drowned after being last seen on video holding hands and walking through an opening in a chain-link fence toward a rain-swollen creek that flows into the Arkansas River.

Miracle’s body was found in the river while Tony’s body was found in the creek.

The mother of the children, Donisha Willis, has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder charges in the deaths. 

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Video Forecast

More Forecast

Don't Miss