December 15, 2015 3:19 PM EST

Authorities arrested two people on Monday in connection with the death of two children in Northern California.

Plumas County sheriff’s deputies charged Tami Joy Huntsman, 39, and Gonzalo Curiel, 17, with felony child abuse, torture and mayhem, according to the Redding Police Department, KCRA reports.

A child-abuse investigation that authorities opened Friday led to the discovery of the bodies of two dead siblings, a 5-year-old and 3 year-old, in a storage unit in Redding, Calif. A third and severely abused child was also discovered by authorities and is undergoing surgery.


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