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Mother of children who died in trunk arrested

Jacqueline Wilk (Courtesy St. Joseph County Police) Jacqueline Wilk (Courtesy St. Joseph County Police)

The mother of two children who died after becoming trapped in a car trunk was arrested Friday on negligence charges.

In June of 2011 two-year-old Dunner Wilk and four-year-old Dominick Wilk of New Carlisle died of hyperthermia. 

The St. Joseph County prosecutor's office tells FOX28 News that the boys' mother, Jacqueline Wilk, was indicted by a Grand Jury on two counts of Neglect of a Dependent.  Wilk turned herself into the St. Joseph County Jail on Friday. 

Her bond was set at $100,000 surety or $10,000 cash, which she has posted. 

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